Dodonaea Mill.

61 species in Aust. (59 endemic); all states and territories

Shrubs. Leaves simple or pinnate, often ± viscid. Flowers usually unisexual (plants dioecious), rarely bisexual. Flowers terminal or apparently axillary by abortion of the flowering branch, solitary or clustered or in short racemes or panicles. Sepals 5 or sometimes fewer, valvate, usually deciduous. Petals absent. Disc inconspicuous. Stamens usually 8. Ovary superior, 3–4-locular, with 2 ovules per loculus. Fruit a membranous capsule; each valve with a dorsal angle often produced into a vertical wing.