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
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Colophospermum mopane
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Guibourtia coleosperma
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis natalensis
Ptaeroxylaceae Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum capense
Number of species: 7


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: List of species with each spot-character: Leaves with translucent gland dots (visible when held up to light).
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=719, retrieved 13 December 2017

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