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Pittosporum tobira (Thunb.) W.T. Aiton
Japanese cheesewood

Pittosporum tobira
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Family: Pittosporaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Pittosporum tobira has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Delray Beach Municipal Beach Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only


Pittosporum tobira has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Pittosporum tobira
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Pittosporum tobira
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Pittosporum tobira
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Pittosporum tobira
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