Dodonaea petiolaris

Dodonaea petiolaris
Dodonaea petiolaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Dodonaea
Species: D. petiolaris
Binomial name
Dodonaea petiolaris

Dodonaea petiolaris is a shrub species in the genus Dodonaea found in Australia.



It is an erect shrub, 1–2(–5) m high living on sandy and loamy soils, on rocky hillsides and ridges[1]. The seed possesses a water gap explaining its dormancy[2].


Dodonaea petiolaris yields the diterpene ent-3β-acetoxy- 15,16-epoxylabda-8(17),13(16),14-trien-18-oic acid (C22H28O6) or its enantiomer[3].


The species occurs in Western Australia, South Australia, the Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales.[4]


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