Endl., Atakta Bot. t. 31 (1835).
Synonymy: Dodonaea boroniifolia
Common name: Dwarfhop-bush.
Dioecious spreading shrub, 0.1-1 m high; leaves imparipinnate, 1-3.5 cm long excluding the petiole; lateral leaflets 2-12, rarely as many as 14, cuneate, obovate to broad-obovate, rarely oblanceolate, concave above, 3-7-toothed or -lobed at the apex, 3-8 x 2-7 mm, viscous, glabrous or sometimes with sparse simple hairs on the mid-vein below; the terminal leaflet usually elliptic or obovate, entire or rarely toothed or divided, 2.5-4 x 2-3 mm, otherwise similar to the lateral leaflets; petiole 1-4 mm long.
Flowers from solitary to a 3-5-flowered terminal cyme; pedicels 1.5-4 mm long; sepals 4, lanceolate-ovate, 1.8-2.8 mm long, persistent; stamens 8; ovary glabrous.
capsule 4-lobed, oblong in lateral view, 4.5-7 x 4.5-6 mm, with dense glandular hairs, septifragally dehiscent, appendages absent.
||Dodonaea humilis leaf.
Image source: fig 422d in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
West (1984) Brunonia 7:fig, 86.
S.Aust.: EP, MU, YP, SL, KI, SE.
Flowering time: Nov. — March.
SA Distribution Map based
on current data relating to
specimens held in the
State Herbarium of South Australia
See note under previous species about possible hybridisation between D. hexandra and D. humills.
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