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Pittosporum pentandrum (Blanco) Merr.
Cheesewood

Family: Pittosporaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Pittosporum pentandrum has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
The Barnacle State Historic Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
West Biscayne Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Pittosporum pentandrum has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Pittosporum pentandrum has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock