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 villicaulis
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 coleosperma
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Guibourtia conjugata
Monimiaceae Xymalos monospora
Ptaeroxylaceae Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Rutaceae Casimiroa edulis
Rutaceae Citrus limon
Rutaceae Clausena anisata
Rutaceae Fagaropsis angolensis var. mollis
Rutaceae Oricia bachmannii
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum chalybeum var. chalybeum
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum gilletii
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum trijugum
Number of species: 19


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-14

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2014). Flora of Zambia: List of species with each spot-character: Leaves with translucent gland dots (visible when held up to light).
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=719, retrieved 28 November 2014

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