Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Dodonaea viscosa ssp. burmanniana

Sapindaceae
 

 Dodonea

 
Form and Size: A variable, spreading shrub, 1-6m high, with numerous forms
Occurs throughout all states, and some of the forms will probably be described as separate species in the future

 Distribution: This description relates to a form found in coastal areas of north-eastern Qld. and north-eastern N.S.W

Leaves:
Oval or sometimes egg-shaped, smooth, margins irregularly wavy, 7-13cm x 2-4cm


Flowers:
Male and female on separate plants, or bisexual, in terminal clusters


Flowering Period:
August to November


Fruit:
Capsules, 2-3 winged, yellow, light brown, dark reddish-brown or pink maturing to purple, about 2.3cm x 2.5cm

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from treated seed or cuttings
Found on sandy soils or dunes near the coast in partial or full sun
Will form a dense shrub