Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Pittosporum hosmeri Rock

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

Taxon Page:

Name: Pittosporum hosmeri Rock Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 1910, xxxvii. 297.
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Kona cheesewood

Grown habit: Tree
Duration: Perennial

= Pittosporum amplectens Sherff
= Pittosporum hosmeri Rock var. longifolium Rock
= Pittosporum hosmeri Rock var. st.-johnii Sherff

Subspecies / Varieties:
1) Pittosporum hosmeri Rock var. longifolium Rock
2) Pittosporum hosmeri Rock var. st.-johnii Sherff


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 (*)
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(*) 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 hosmeri Rock var. longifolium Rock [95]
2) Pittosporum hosmeri Rock var. st.-johnii Sherff [81]
3) Pittosporum insigne Hillebr. [66]
4) Pittosporum insigne Hillebr. var. hillebrandii (Levl.) Sherff [77]
5) Pittosporum insigne Hillebr. var. micranthum Sherff [71]
6) Pittosporum kauaiense Hillebr. [184]
7) Pittosporum lanaiense H. St. John [71]
8) Pittosporum sulcatum Sherff [96]
9) Pittosporum terminalioides Planch. ex A. Gray var. macrocarpum Sherff [110]
10) Pityopsis aspera (Shuttlw. ex Small) Small var. adenolepis (Fernald) Semple & F.D. Bowers [143]

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