3252.000 Pittosporum Banks ex Soland.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves undulate. Inflorescences terminal and/or axillary. Flowers actinomorphic, hypogynous, functionally unisexual, sweetly-scented; male with long filaments, fertile anthers and slender sterile ovary; female with short filaments, reduced sterile anthers and stout fertile ovary.

Worldwide: 150 species in tropical and S Africa, New Zealand and Pacific.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Pittosporum viridiflorum var. viridiflorum

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viridiflorum Sims var. viridiflorum N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pittosporum:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Pittosporum
Flora of Malawi: Pittosporum
Flora of Mozambique: Pittosporum
Flora of Zambia: Pittosporum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Pittosporum

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pittosporum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pittosporum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pittosporum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pittosporum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pittosporum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Pittosporum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=648, retrieved 29 September 2016

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