Galapagos Species Checklist

Dodonaea viscosa


Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)
Order Sapindales
Family Sapindaceae
Genus Dodonaea

Dodonaea viscosa  Jacq.


English common name: Hawaiian hopseed bush, sticky hop bush

Spanish common name: chánamo, granadillo

Taxonomic comments: Syn.: Dodonaea viscosa var. spatulata (Sm.) Benth. The Plant List (2017).

Name status: Taxon occurs as several subspecies, forms or varieties.

Last updated: 16 Oct 2017


  • In
  • Na

  • En
  • Hy
  • Id

    Taxon native but not endemic.

  • Mi
  • EnQ
    Questionable Endemic
  • Re
  • Va


Galapagos island groups: Isabela.

Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.


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