Dodonaea spp.

Dodonaea is a genus of about 70 species of flowering plants, over 50 of these species are native to Australia. It has a cosmopolitan distribution in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions of Africa, the Americas, southern Asia and Australasia. By far the highest species diversity is in Australia. They are commonly called 'hop bushes' because the colourful fruits resemble the fruits used in brewing.