Leaves with translucent gland dots (visible when held up to light)

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

These pellucid glands usually occur throughout the lamina and may be seen by looking through the leaf while holding it against a bright light source.

FamilySpeciesComment
Alismataceae Limnophyton obtusifolium
Euphorbiaceae Acalypha brachiata
Euphorbiaceae Mallotus oppositifolius var. oppositifolius
Euphorbiaceae Neoboutonia macrocalyx Stated to be gland-dotted in FZ
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Colophospermum mopane
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Guibourtia coleosperma
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Guibourtia conjugata
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis dehniae
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis natalensis
Monimiaceae Xymalos monospora
Ptaeroxylaceae Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Rutaceae Calodendrum capense
Rutaceae Casimiroa edulis
Rutaceae Citrus aurantium
Rutaceae Citrus limon
Rutaceae Clausena anisata
Rutaceae Fagaropsis angolensis
Rutaceae Oricia bachmannii
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum capense
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum chalybeum var. chalybeum
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum davyi
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum gilletii
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum humile
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum leprieurii
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum trijugum
Salicaceae Casearia battiscombei
Salicaceae Dovyalis hispidula
Sapindaceae Filicium decipiens
Number of species: 28


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: List of native or naturalised species with each spot-character: Leaves with translucent gland dots (visible when held up to light).
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=719, retrieved 23 November 2017

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