Dodonaea lanceolata

Dodonaea lanceolata

Image of Dodonaea lanceolata

(Hop Bush)

FAMILY

Sapindaceae

Species

Dodonaea lanceolata

Common name

Hop Bush

Flower colour; life form

Green; shrub to 3 m

Campus

Townsville

Description

A shrub to about 3 m tall; leaves narrow lanceolate to broadly elliptical lamina to10 cm long,1-3 cm wide, Male and female flowers in clusters of 6-10, corolla absent, stamens 8. Fruit a 3 winged capsule, wings 4.5-5.5 mm wide, often with a purple to brown colouration.