Dodonaea polyandra

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Dodonaea polyandra

Description

Tree or shrub, dioecious, up to 12 m high; Leaves elliptic to elliptic-obovate, (including the petiole) 6.5-12 by 1.8-4 cm, index 2.5-4, stiff pergamentaceous; Inflorescences 2-4 cm long, laxly and widely branched, with 12-15 flowers; Sepals (4 or) 5, in male flowers ovate, c. 2.75 by 1.5 mm, in female flowers elliptic, c. 3.5 by 1 mm, both outside glandular; Stamens 12-15; Fruits flattened, ellipsoid, 14-15 by 8-11 mm, pergamen-taceous, sparsely conspicuously glandular;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, Australasia, Bensbach and Morehead Subprov present, NE Queensland present, Papua New Guinea present, Western Prov present
Australia (NE Queensland) and Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Western Prov.Bensbach and Morehead Subprov.).

Citation

D.J. McGillivray - in Telopea. 1975: 67
West - in Fl. Austral. 1985: f. 28e, map 155