Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia (L.f.) J.G.West

Brunonia 7: 39 (1984) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Compact shrub to 5 m. Leaves petiolate, linear-lanceolate, 5.5–10(–14) cm long, 5–10 mm wide, acute to acuminate; margins usually entire, rarely somewhat sinuate; lateral venation conspicuous; petiole 6.5–18 mm long.

EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE. Also NSW, Qld. Pacific region, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Confined to far eastern Victoria (Orbost, Suggan Buggan, Cann River, Genoa, Mallacoota areas) and rather rare; occurs in mainly dry sclerophyll forest and woodland, often in rocky areas.

See description for D. 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: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-09-22
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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. angustifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Far East present native

State distribution

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New South Wales