Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Dodonaea triquetra J.C.Wendl.
Wendland, J.C. (1798) Botanische Beobachtungen : 44. Type: Australia, collector unknown; lecto: B. Fide J. G. West, Brunonia 7: 51 (1984).
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 1-3 m tall.
Fruits 3-winged, capsule + wings about 11-18 x 11-14.5 mm. Seeds 2-3, each about 2.5-2.7 x 2.1-2.3 mm. Testa black. Embryo about 8.5 x 1.5 mm, tightly coiled with the tips of the cotyledons in the centre of the coil. Cotyledons slightly broader than the radicle. Cotyledons about 5-6 mm long, radicle about 4-4.5 mm long.
Occurs in NEQ, south-eastern Queensland and southwards to eastern Victoria. Altitudinal range in NEQ from 850-1000 m. Usually grows in drier wet sclerophyll forest but in NEQ it may occur on the margin of mountain rain forest.
This species may have medicinal properties.