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Dodonaea peduncularis Lindl.
Family Sapindaceae
Dodonaea peduncularis Lindl. APNI*

Description: Spreading shrub to 2 m high.

Leaves simple, angular-obovate to oblanceolate, 0.5–1.8 cm long and 2–5 mm wide, apex 3- or rarely 4-toothed, base attenuate, margin entire, upper surface usually concave or folded lengthwise, glabrous; sessile.

Flowers in terminal few-flowered cymes or solitary; pedicels mostly 3–8 mm long. Sepals 4, lanceolate to ovate, 1.3–2.4 mm long, persistent. Stamens 8. Ovary glabrous or rarely pubescent.

Capsule 4-winged, 7–12.5 mm long, 8–12.5 mm wide, glabrous; wings 2–3.5 mm wide.


Fruit
Photo D. Hardin

Other photo
Photo D. Hardin

Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in semi-arid areas in open woodland and hummock grassland usually in sandy soil.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, CWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by P. G. Wilson & J. A. Scott
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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