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
Ptaeroxylaceae Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Number of species: 5


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Caprivi: List of species with each spot-character: Leaves with translucent gland dots (visible when held up to light).
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=719, retrieved 20 May 2019

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