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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Struik, South Africa Pages – Sapindaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2 2 Pages – Useful Trees and Shrubs for Tanzania. This shrub is grown worldwide, as the roots have soil-binding properties which are effective for the purpose of stabilizing sand dunes and to control erosion.

Dodonaea angustifolia

Juglans regia — Common walnut — English walnut. Struik Publishers, Cape Town. As Dodonaea viscosa Exell, A. In East Africa it occurs in a variety of habitats; from riverine forest, sandy beaches to rocky soils on hillsides and arid marginal areas, mostly in disturbed areas where it may grow in homogenous stands. Click here to register. Dodonaea viscosa is naturalised throughout tropicalsubtropical and warm temperate regions of Africa, the Americas, southern Dodonaeea, southern Asia and Australasia and many oceanic islands with warm climates.

In addition, many birds use the tree as a nesting site. The bark of the tree is interesting with dark grey colouring, fissured and peeling on the trunk and angustkfolia brown on the branches. Inflorescences terminal on the branches. The leaves are simple lanceolate with pointed tips and secrete a gum exudate which gives it a glossy appearance. Most of the Dodonaea viscosa var.


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He died in Fast growing, water wise and hardy, the Sand olive will make a great addition to your garden. Celtis sinensis — Chinese hackberry — Chinese nettle tree. Dodonaea viscosa makes a good hedge and is used for firewood, ploughs, tool handles, medicine leaves and rootsbee forage, ornamentalland reclamation, dune fixation and as a tooth brush.

Rate this plant Is this an interesting plant? Display spot characters for this species. Also as Dodonaea viscosa viscosa. Not listed as a noxious weed by the state or governments in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. 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.

Field guide to trees of southern Africa. Dodonaea viscosa is native to Australia, India, and tropical and subtropical Africa. 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.

Kirkia 19 1 Page It also used to relieve coughs and the congested feeling typical of influenza, croup and diphtheria. In the genus Dodonaea there are 60 species widespread mostly in Australia. As Dodonaea viscosa Phiri, P.


Some components of an integrated management approach are introduced below. In the rural dodoaea Dodonaea viscosa var. Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. The same extract is considered to alleviate stomach ailments and fever. Umdaus Press, Hatfield, South Africa.

Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia

Leaves simple yellowish-green, glabrous, resinous ; lamina narrowly elliptic; apex acute or acuminate; base decurrent into the petiole. The droopy leaves are shiny light green above and paler green below. Water wise and evergreen, the indigenous Sand olive is an all-rounder that will brighten your garden. In South Africa there are two recognized taxa: During late spring to early summer pink coloured, winged fruits that resemble flowers, appear in profusion.

The papery fruit contain black, smooth seeds. The best form of invasive species management angustfolia prevention. It is ideal for water-wise gardens.

The seed has papery wings and is possibly dispersed by wind. Burning helps to control regrowth and destroy emerging seedlings.

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Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia – Sand olive – Sandolien

Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities. Identification, Propagation and Management for agricultural and pastoral communities. Conservation Status Status Dodonaea viscosa var.