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
Euphorbiaceae Neoboutonia mannii
Euphorbiaceae Neoboutonia melleri
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Colophospermum mopane
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Guibourtia conjugata
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Hymenaea verrucosa
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis dehniae
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis natalensis
Monimiaceae Xymalos monospora
Ptaeroxylaceae Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Rutaceae Calodendrum capense
Rutaceae Citrus limon
Rutaceae Clausena anisata
Rutaceae Fagaropsis angolensis
Rutaceae Oricia bachmannii
Rutaceae Vepris lanceolata
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum capense
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum chalybeum var. chalybeum
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum davyi
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum gilletii
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum humile
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum leprieurii
Salicaceae Casearia battiscombei
Salicaceae Casearia gladiiformis
Salicaceae Dovyalis hispidula
Sapindaceae Filicium decipiens
Number of species: 29


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: List of species with each spot-character: Leaves with translucent gland dots (visible when held up to light).
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=719, retrieved 15 December 2018

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