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Fam.: Pittosporaceae / Pittosporum Fam.      
 

Genus:  Pittosporum  BANKS ex GAERTN.
 

Authors:
   THUNB.:  Carl Peter Thunberg (1743 - 1828), Swedish botanist
   W.T.AITON:  William Townsend Aiton (1766 - 1849), English gardener
   BANKS:  Joseph Banks (1743 - 1820), English naturalist
   GAERTN.:  Joseph Gaertner (1732 - 1791), German physician and botanist
 

Etymology:
   Pittosporum:   pitta = tar, sporum = seed
   tobira:   Japanese name of Pittosporum tobira
 

Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood, Corsica Etang de Biguglia 3.6.2010
Fig. 1:  Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood (cultiv.)
Corsica, Etang de Biguglia 3.6.2010
Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood, Corsica Etang de Biguglia 3.6.2010
Fig. 2:  Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood (cultiv.)
Corsica, Etang de Biguglia 3.6.2010
Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood, GR Athen 26.8.2014
Fig. 3:  Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood (cultiv.)
GR Athen 26.8.2014
Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood, GR Athen 26.8.2014
Fig. 4:  Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood (cultiv.)
GR Athen 26.8.2014
Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood, GR Corinth 9.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Fig. 5:  Pittosporum tobira / Japanese Cheesewood (cultiv.)
GR Corinth 9.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
 
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