Common name: Angular Hop-bush
Dodonaea truncatiales F.Muell. APNI*
Synonyms: Dodonaea truncatiales var. truncatiales F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Erect shrub to 3 m high.
Leaves erect, usually narrow-elliptic, usually 5.5–10 cm long, 5–13 mm wide, apex acute, base attenuate, margins entire or finely toothed, revolute, glabrous; sessile with base of lamina extending as rib down stem.
Flowers in axillary cymes; pedicels 3–8.5 mm long. Sepals 4, lanceolate to ovate, 1.5–3.5 mm long, not persistent. Stamens 8. Ovary pubescent.
Capsule 3- or 4-winged, 5.5–8 mm long, 17–25 mm wide, glabrous or sparsely pubescent; wing mostly 7–10 mm wide, membranous.
Distribution and occurrence: in dry sclerophyll forest on sandstone, often near streams.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, CWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by P. G. Wilson & J. A. Scott
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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