Common name: wedge-leaf hop-bush, sticky hopbush
Dodonaea viscosa subsp. cuneata (Sm.) J.G.West APNI*
Synonyms: Dodonaea cuneata Sm. APNI*
Description: Compact spreading shrub to 3 m high. Leaves cuneate to angular-obovate or narrow-obovate; lamina 1.2–3 cm long, 4–9 mm wide, rarely to 12 mm long, margins entire to irregularly sinuate; sessile or shortly petiolate, usually with length:breadth ratio of <3.5:1, apex truncate or obtuse, shortly apiculate or sometimes irregularly 2–3-toothed, rarely emarginate.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in mallee scrub in semi-arid areas, and open forest mostly in sandy loams; widespread in inland districts.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CT, ST, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. S.A.
Text by P. G. Wilson & J. A. Scott
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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