Male flowers and leaves. Photo: Russell Best, near Mallacoota, Vic

Fruiting bodies and leaves. Photo: Don Wood, south coast, NSW

Common Name

Sticky Hopbush, Hopbush, Giant Hopbush




Shrub to 5m tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, mostly 6-13cm long, mostly 5-10mm wide, flat, shiny to sticky, hairless, tips pointed. Male and female flowers often on separate plants. Flowers small (less than 3mm across), with 0 petals. Anthers in male plants green to red. Flowers in open panicles at the ends of the branches. Fruiting bodies with 3-4 wings. Rare Vic.

PlantNET  description with line drawing and photos: 
Note that only the last 4 sentences in the PlantNET description (beginning "Leaves linear -lanceolate, narrowly tapered") actually refer to Dodonaea viscosa ssp. angustifolia. The earlier sentences refer to Dodonaea viscosa in general.