Dodonaea viscosa subsp. cuneata (Sm.) J.G.West

Wedge-leaf Hop-bush

Brunonia 7: 41 (1984) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Compact, spreading shrubs to 3 m. Leaves sessile or shortly petiolate, cuneate to angular-obovate to narrowly obovate, 0.8–3.8 cm long, 4–9(–12) mm wide, truncate or obtuse, usually shortly apiculate, sometimes irregularly 2–3-toothed, rarely emarginate, entire to irregularly sinuate; lateral venation obscure; petiole, when present c. 1 mm long.

CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, SnM, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also SA, Qld, NSW. Occurring in north-west Victoria, mainly in open woodland and mallee shrub communities, but also rarely in open-forest in high-rainfall areas.

Intergrades with subsp. spatulata, and know to hybridize with D. procumbens around the Grampians.

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. cuneata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Dodonaea viscosa subsp. cuneata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands 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
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory