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Common name

English: Japanese Cheesewood

German: Chinesischer Klebsame, Pechsamenstrauch

Mandarin: 海桐 (hai tong)

Portuguese: Pitospóro-da-China

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Rosales (119)

        Family: Pittosporaceae (3)(family description)

          Genus: Pittosporum (3)

            Epithet: tobira (Thunb.) Ait. f. (1)

tobira => from the Japanese common name for P. tobira

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Pittosporum tobira at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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