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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The dense bushy hedges which it may form are ideal bird nesting sites and the flowers attract butterflies. In the rural areas Dodonaea viscosa var.

The editors could not find any information about biological control programmes for this species. In South Africa there are two recognized taxa: Struik Publishers, Cape Town.

By Edeth Mukaro T Dodonaea viscosa is invasive in parts of Kenya and naturalised in parts of Tanzania and Uganda A. Its flowers are small, yellowish green and are followed by decorative clusters of yellow or reddish fruits with papery wings.


Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia

Seed can be harvested in autumn and sown in spring into plastic seed trays. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page In the genus Dodonaea there are 60 species widespread mostly in Australia. It also used to relieve coughs and the congested feeling typical of influenza, croup and diphtheria.

Roots need to be removed or the plant will resprout.

Dodonaea angustifolia

From there they anngustifolia grow up to mm tall before they are transplanted to 2 L or 4 L bags. In Uganda it is widely believed to be indigenous.

Control is generally best applied to the least infested areas before dense infestations are tackled. Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa. Seed production is prolific.

A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. In East Africa it occurs in a variety of habitats; from riverine forest, sandy beaches to rocky soils anguustifolia hillsides and arid marginal areas, mostly in disturbed areas where it may grow in homogenous stands.

Dodonaea viscosa does well in a wide range of climates and soils.

Factsheet – Dodonaea viscosa (Sand Olive)

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.


The plastic seed trays are then kept moist and the seeds will germinate in weeks’ time. Derivation of specific name: Kirkia 10 1 Page As Dodonaea viscosa Phiri, P. Van Wyk, Braam [A.

Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia – Sand olive – Sandolien

Dodonaea viscosa is native to Australia, India, and dodknaea and subtropical Africa. Medicinal plants of South Africa. The bark of the tree is interesting with dark grey colouring, fissured and peeling on the trunk and reddish brown on the branches. Acid, Alkaline, Neutral Flower colour: West; Dodonaea vis cosa subsp.

Useful trees and Shrubs for Uganda.

Controlling the weed before it seeds will reduce future problems. Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images Flowers greenish-yellow at first, often turning reddish later.