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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Manual and mechanical control can keep D. Click on images to enlarge. Flowers greenish-yellow at first, often turning reddish later. Burning helps to control regrowth and destroy emerging seedlings.

Dodonaea viscosa is native to Australia, India, and tropical angustifopia subtropical Africa. 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. Also as Dodonaea viscosa viscosa Coates Palgrave K.

Dodohaea terminal on the branches.

View other plants in this family QR code link View other plants in this genus. The presence of the long style clearly distinguishes the female and presumably bisexual flowers from the male flowers.

Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia – Sand olive – Sandolien

Dodonaea viscosa Jacq var. The droopy leaves are shiny light green above and paler green below. In dodonxea rural areas Dodonaea viscosa var. A guide to useful plants of southern Africa. Most of the Dodonaea viscosa var. Other early uses of the plant include the treatment of pneumonia, tuberculosis and skin rashes.


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The leaves are used externally as a remedy for itchy skin and to treat skin rashes. The dense bushy hedges which it may form are ideal bird nesting sites and the flowers attract butterflies.

This is a fast growing plant that prefers a sandy substrate; when given good soil and plenty of water it requires minimal water once established.

Seeds are black, smooth and are dispersed by wind. Useful trees and Shrubs for Uganda. The seed has papery wings and is possibly dispersed by wind. Conservation Status Status Dodonaea viscosa var. What code is in the image? The precise anguustifolia measures adopted for any plant invasion will depend upon factors such as the terrain, the cost and availability of labour, the severity of the infestation and the presence of other invasive species.

Dodonafa green flowers are inconspicuous and attract butterflies from winter through spring. 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. Water wise and evergreen, the indigenous Sand olive is an all-rounder that will brighten your angustufolia. Flowers are produced from April to August autumn-winter.


As Dodonaea viscosa Exell, A.

It also used to relieve coughs and the congested feeling typical of influenza, croup and diphtheria. 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. Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Identification, Propagation and Management for agricultural and pastoral communities.

In addition, many birds use the tree as a nesting site. Juglans regia — Common walnut — English walnut. Leave this field blank. West; Dodonaea vis cosa subsp.

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Full Sun Gardening skill: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images As Dodonaea viscosa Includes a picture. Seed can be harvested in autumn and sown in spring into plastic seed trays. Sandy, Clay, Loam Flowering dodonawa Seeds of the parasite are deposited on the branches of the host as a result of birds feeding on the fruits of the parasite and cleaning their beaks on the branches of the host.

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