Endl., Enum. Pl.Hügel 13 (1837).
Synonymy: D. deflexa F. Muell., Trans. Phil. Soc. Vic. 1:8 (1855).
Common name: Crinkled hop-bush.
Dioecious spreading or sometimes prostrate shrub, to 1 m high; leaves simple, petiolate, obovate, rarely broad-oblong or orbicular, truncate or rounded and irregularly 3- rarely 6-toothed at the apex, 0.5-1.8 x 0.3-1 cm, viscous, with flat glands, glabrous to sparsely puberulent, margin slightly recurved, undulate, unevenly dentate or repand; petiole 0.5-1.5 mm long.
Flowers solitary or rarely 2 together, axillary; pedicels 2-3.2 mm long; sepals 4 or 5, ovate, acute, 1.6-2.8 mm long, persistent; stamens 8; ovary glabrous.
Capsule 3-5-angled, usually 4-angled, transverse-oblong in lateral view, 4-5 x 5.5-10 mm, sparsely pubescent, septifragaily dehiscent, appendages sometimes present, 0.5-1 mm broad, lobe-like or rarely narrow wings above the middle of the capsule only.
||Dodonaea baueri leaf.
Image source: fig 422a in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
||Dodonaea baueri capsule.
Image source: fig 423a in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
West (1984) Brunonia 7:fig. 76.
Grows on rocky hillsides and exposed sites on mountain ridges and in red-brown sandy loams in mallee scrub. It is often associated with Eucalyptus porosa, E. oleosa, Melaleuca lanceolata and M. uncinata.
S.Aust.: FR, EA, EP, NL, MU, YP, SL, KI.
Flowering time: Dec. — March.
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