Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Pittosporum gayanum Rock

PITTOSPORACEAE Family selection - Pittosporum family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

Taxon Page:

Name: Pittosporum gayanum Rock Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Indig. Trees Haw. Isl. 166. 1913 [26 Jun 1913]
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Waialeale cheesewood

Grown habit: Tree, Shrub
Duration: Perennial

= Pittosporum gayanum Rock var. skottsbergii Sherff
= Pittosporum gayanum Rock var. waialealae Rock

Subspecies / Varieties:
1) Pittosporum gayanum Rock var. skottsbergii Sherff
2) Pittosporum gayanum Rock var. waialealae Rock


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rosales
Family: Pittosporaceae
Genus: Pittosporum

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)
USA (Hawaii)
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Pittosporum gayanum Rock var. waialealae Rock [167]
2) Pittosporum glabrum Hook. & Arn. [991]
3) Pittosporum glabrum Hook. & Arn. var. intermedium Sherff [170]
4) Pittosporum halophilum Rock [232]
5) Pittosporum helleri Sherff [163]
6) Pittosporum kauaiense Hillebr. var. phaeocarpum Sherff [166]
7) Pittosporum sulcatum Sherff [157]
8) Pittosporum tobira (Thunb.) W.T. Aiton [1967]
9) Pityopsis flexuosa (Nash) Small [290]
10) Pityrogramma chrysophylla (Sw.) Link [255]

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