Dodonaea angustifolia. Sand Olive (E) Sandolien (A) Native to Southern Africa Shrub, tree. Evergreen Full sun. Frost tolerant. Low water requirements. Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia (L.f.) Benth.: Dodonaea viscosa f. angustifolia (L.f.) ; Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia (L.f.) ; Dodonaea viscosa. Dodonaea angustifolia. Sapindaceae. L. f. The leaves are narrowly elliptic and shiny green above; petiole up to 10 mm long. New leaves and young twigs are.

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Seeds of the parasite are deposited on the branches of doodonaea host as a result of birds feeding on the fruits of the parasite and cleaning their beaks on the branches of the host. Insects associated with this species: From there they can grow up to mm tall before they are transplanted to 2 L or 4 L bags.

Sapindaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2 2 Pages – Dodonaea viscosa is invasive in parts of Kenya and naturalised in parts of Tanzania and Uganda A. anhustifolia

Halleria lucida — Tree fuschia — Notsung. The genus Dodonaea was named after Rembert Dodoens. Roots need to be removed or the plant will resprout.

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A guide to useful plants of southern Africa. Juglans regia — Common walnut — English walnut. Angustifplia papery fruit contain black, smooth seeds. As soon as they are transplanted they are moved to areas receiving full sun where they will be buffeted by winds,as in nature, and may be watered as needed.


He was a Dutch physician and botanist who wrote a book on plants of the Middle Ages. Dodonaea viscosa Jacq var. Full Sun Gardening skill: West; Dodonaea vis cosa subsp.

Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia – Sand olive – Sandolien

Dodonaea viscosa does well in a wide range of climates and soils. Consistent follow-up work is required for sustainable management. The fruit is a distinctive capsulewith papery wings ; wings pale brown or coral pink.

What code is in the image? The currently accepted name for this taxon is not clear and our selected name is arbitrary. Click on images to enlarge.

Flowers are produced from April to August autumn-winter. Kirkia 10 1 Page The specific epithet viscosa means sticky, referring to the young growing tips which contain surface flavonoids; this gives them a shiny appearance.

Dodonaea angustifolia – Wikipedia

Regional Soil conservation Unit, Nairobi, Kenya. Style mm long. Dodonaea viscosa is naturalised throughout tropical anfustifolia, subtropical and warm temperate regions of Africa, the Americas, southern Europe, southern Asia and Australasia and many oceanic islands with warm climates.

In South Africa there are two recognized taxa: The best form of invasive species management is prevention. Umdaus Press, Hatfield, South Africa. Acid, Alkaline, Neutral Flower colour: In Namaqualand the green leaves are boiled slowly, then left to steep, strained, and the extract is used for influenza, colds and also to induce sweating. Introduction This well known, drought and wind resistant, indigenous plant can grow into a shrub as it is usually multi-stemmed, or a small tree when the lower branches are pruned.


Useful trees and Shrubs for Uganda. A checklist of South Dodobaea plants. Medicinal plants of South Africa. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Pale green angustifoila are inconspicuous and attract butterflies from winter through spring. It also used to angusttifolia coughs and the congested feeling typical of influenza, croup and diphtheria.

In addition, many birds use the tree as a nesting site. In the rural areas Dodonaea viscosa var. Most of the Dodonaea viscosa var. Red data list status: Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page It is ideal for water-wise gardens.

Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Seeds are black, smooth and are dispersed by wind. anustifolia

Celtis sinensis — Chinese hackberry — Chinese nettle tree. Dombeya rotundifolia — wild pear — drolpeer. Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images As a shrub it can be planted together with other indigenous plants like Gazania krebsianaa groundcover with orange flowers, and Eriocephalus ericoides, wild rosemary, for a well rounded garden. Struik Angustifolka, Cape Town.