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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Full Sun Gardening skill: The dense bushy hedges which it may form are ideal bird nesting sites and the flowers attract butterflies. For a sore throat and oral thrush it is used as a gargle. Creative gardening with indigenous plants: Leaves simple yellowish-green, glabrous, resinous ; lamina narrowly elliptic; apex acute or dodoanea base decurrent into the petiole.

The same extract is considered to alleviate stomach ailments and fever. View other plants in this family QR code link View other plants in this genus.

Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia

Struik, South Africa Pages – The Khoi-Khoi used a concoction of the root for colds and influenza. Its bark is light grey and finely fissured. Seed production is prolific. As Dodonaea viscosa Exell, A. Origins and meanings of names of South African plant genera. The seed has papery wings and is dodonxea dispersed by wind. Click here to register.

In Namaqualand the green leaves are boiled slowly, then left to steep, strained, and the extract is used for influenza, colds and also to induce sweating. Kirkia 10 1 Page Regional Soil conservation Unit, Nairobi, Kenya. Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities. ddonaea


Anngustifolia South Africa there are two recognized taxa: Flowers greenish-yellow at first, often turning reddish later. Flowers are produced from April to August autumn-winter. In Uganda it is widely believed to be indigenous. A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Sandy, Clay, Loam Flowering season: Dodonada Dodonaea viscosa Schmidt, Dodomaea. Fruits with papery wings. In addition, many birds use the tree as a nesting site.

Roots need to be removed or the plant will resprout. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page During late spring dodonae early summer pink coloured, winged fruits that resemble flowers, appear in profusion. In the rural areas Dodonaea viscosa var. Growing to a height of between 3 and 7 m with a spread of 3 to 5 m, Dodonaea angustifolia is known for its bright green foliage throughout most of the year.

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. Some components of an integrated management approach are introduced below. Halleria lucida — Tree fuschia — Notsung. In the genus Dodonaea there are 60 species widespread mostly in Australia. Controlling the weed before it seeds will reduce future problems. As Dodonaea viscosa Drummond, R.

Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia – Sand olive – Sandolien – Sun Trees

Inflorescences terminal on the branches. Also as Dodonaea viscosa viscosa. In Angusstifolia it is common in highland areas where it tends to grow on well drained habitats usually between m altitudes D.


The specific epithet viscosa means sticky, referring to the young growing tips which contain surface flavonoids; this gives them a shiny appearance. Not listed as a noxious weed by the state or governments in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Its flowers are small, yellowish green and are followed by decorative clusters of yellow or reddish fruits with papery wings. Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa.

Dodonaea germinates quite easily,so no special treatment of the seed is needed, and it does well in cultivation. 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.

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Conservation Status Status Dodonaea viscosa var. As soon as they are transplanted they are moved to areas receiving full sun where they will be buffeted by angustjfolia in nature, and may be watered as needed. A checklist of South African plants. Insects associated with this species: If prevention is no longer possible, it is best to treat the weed infestations when they are small to prevent them from establishing early detection and rapid response.

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. Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images