F. Muell., Ann. Rep. 1862-3, 4:12 (1863) var. mieruzyga.
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Brilliant hop-bush.
Dioecious spreading shrub, 0.5-1.5 m high; leaves imparipinnate, 0.3-1 cm long excluding the petiole; leaflets 3-7, oblanceolate to broad-obovate, usually obovate, concave above, usually obtuse or rounded or rarely toothed or notched and recurved at the apex, entire, 1.6-5 x 1-3 mm, viscous, with flat or raised glands, puberulent; petiole 1.5-5 mm long.
Flowers solitary or rarely 2 together, axillary; sepals 4, ovate, 1.8-2.6 mm long, caducous; stamens 8-10; ovary pubescent.
Capsule 3-or rarely 4-winged, broad- to transverse-elliptic in lateral view, 12-13.5 x 12-17.5 mm, glabrous or rarely with a few hairs on the body of the carpel, septifragally dehiscent, wings 2.5-5 mm broad, extending from the base to the apex of the capsule.
||Dodonaea microzyga leaf.
Image source: fig 422g in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
||Dodonaea microzyga capsules.
Image source: fig 423f in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 472; West (1984) Brunonia 7:fig. 52.
Grows in a range of arid habitats usually on stony rises and hills in open woodland or shrubland associated with Casuarina cristata, Acacia sowdenii, Eucalyptus socialis, Eremophila spp. and chenopod species.
W.Aust.; N.T.; Qld; N.S.W.
Flowering time: May — July.
SA Distribution Map based
on current data relating to
specimens held in the
State Herbarium of South Australia
The W.Aust. material belongs to var. acrolobata.
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