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Threatened species

Dodonaea stenophylla - profile

Indicative distribution

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The areas shown in pink and/purple are the sub-regions where the species or community is known or predicted to occur. They may not occur thoughout the sub-region but may be restricted to certain areas. ( click here to see geographic restrictions). The information presented in this map is only indicative and may contain errors and omissions.
Scientific name: Dodonaea stenophylla
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Gazetted date: 12 Feb 2021
Profile last updated: 22 Mar 2022


Dodonaea stenophylla is an erect shrub to 4 m high. Leaves are simple, erect and linear, 3-11cm long and 1-2.5mm wide. Flowers are usually in auxiliary few-flowered cymes with pedicels 2-15mm mm long. Capsules are 4-, rarely 3- winged, depressed-obovate in lateral views, 5-11mm long, 11-15mm wide with wings 3.5-8mm wide. 


Dodonaea stenophylla is known to be widespread across central Queensland and into the Northern Territory. Within NSW, the species has a highly restricted geographic distribution within the Bingara area.  The species was considered extinct in NSW until being rediscovered in 1994 which was confirmed in 2010.

Habitat and ecology

  • In NSW, this species is found on very steep slopes on unconsolidated and loose stony metasedimentary soils on mid to upper slopes and crests on crests facing NE to NW between 400 and 600 m altitude. It was commonly found to occur within open Callitris woodlands which at times verged on Semi-evergreen Vine Thicket.

Regional distribution and habitat

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Recovery strategies

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