Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustissima (DC.) J.G.West

Slender Hop-bush

Brunonia 7: 40 (1984) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Erect shrub to 4 m. Leaves sessile, linear to narrowly oblong or narrowly oblanceolate, 3–9.5 cm long, 1–6 mm wide, acute to obtuse, shortly apiculate; margins irregularly sinuate to irregularly and minutely dentate; lateral venation conspicuous.

Brid, CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, NIS, RobP, VRiv, VVP, Wim. All mainland States. Common in the north-west, but also found across northern Victoria to East Gippsland, with an isolated occurrence in the far south-west near Nelson; mostly in open woodland and sand plain communities.

Populations showing intergradation between subsp. angustissima and subsp. spatulata occur wherever these subspecies are sympatric, e.g. in western and eastern Victoria, and between Seymour and Wodonga.

See description for Dodonaea viscosa for features of the species.

Source: Duretto, M.F. (1999). Sapindaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-07-26
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Sapindaceae
genus Dodonaea
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustissima in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustissima in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory