4831.000 Dodonaea Mill.

Description of the genus

Usually dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves simple. Inflorescence a raceme-like or paniculate thyrse. Flowers actinomorphic, unisexual or (rarely) bisexual. Sepals 3-7, sometimes slightly connate. Petals 0. Stamens 5-8. Ovary 2-4(-5)-locular; loculi 2-ovulate. Fruit a 2-6-locular capsule, winged. Seed without an arillode.

Worldwide: 50 species mainly in Australia; a few pantropical and one in Madagascar.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
viscosa Jacq. subsp. angustifolia (L.f.) J.G. WestN,W,C,E,SLkDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dodonaea:

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Flora of Botswana: Dodonaea
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Dodonaea
Flora of Malawi: Dodonaea
Flora of Mozambique: Dodonaea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dodonaea
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Dodonaea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dodonaea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dodonaea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dodonaea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dodonaea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Dodonaea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dodonaea
JSTOR Plant Science: Dodonaea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dodonaea
Plants of the World Online: Dodonaea
Tropicos: Dodonaea
Wikipedia: Dodonaea

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Dodonaea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=912, retrieved 27 May 2024

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