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|Family: Pittosporaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pittosporum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pittosporum tobira (Thunb.) W.T. Aiton
Habit: Shrub, small tree. Stem: < 8 m; twigs hairy early. Leaf: 3--14 cm, obovate, glabrous, leathery, margin turned under; petiole 5--15 mm. Inflorescence: umbel-like cluster, terminal. Flower: fragrant; petals 10--12 mm, white. Fruit: 10--18 mm, ovoid, dense-hairy, 3-valved. Seed: dark red.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo; Distribution Outside California: native to eastern Asia. Flowering Time: Nov--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pittosporum tenuifolium
Next taxon: Pittosporum undulatum
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore & Elizabeth McClintock 2017. Pittosporum tobira, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=38463, accessed on March 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 23, 2017.