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.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia

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viscosa Jacq. subsp. angustifolia (L.f.) J.G. WestN,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dodonaea:

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Flora of Botswana: Dodonaea
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Dodonaea
Flora of Mozambique: Dodonaea
Flora of Zambia: 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: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Dodonaea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=912, retrieved 13 June 2024

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