Dodonaea triquetra, Fam. Shrub or small tree
Erect shrub or small tree with reddish brown angular to flattened branchlets.
|Form or habit:||Shrub, Small tree|
|Family:||Shrub or small tree|
Simple, entire, papery, green above and paler below, glabrous, not viscous, 3.5-14.5 x 1-4cm.
|Flower description:||Terminal panicles of tiny, unisexual flowers without petals. Mostly winter to early spring.|
Brown, Purple, Yellow
|Fruit description:||Purple to yellow brown capsules with three rounded wings. Capsules fragile and in clusters of about 12 or more. Winter at least.|
|Distribution||Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria.|
|Food source for:||Fruit and/or seed eaten by the crimson and pale headed rosellas. Larval food plant of the fiery jewel butterfly and of the cup moth Anaxidia lozogramma.|
|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|
|Notes:||High germination rates have been recorded after fire in wet sclerophyll forests in New South Wales.|
|Information sources:||Melzer R. & Plumb J. (2007) Plants of Capricornia.|