Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Pittosporum kauaiense Hillebr.

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

Taxon Page:

Name: Pittosporum kauaiense Hillebr. Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Fl. Hawaiian Isl. [Hillebrand] 25. 1888
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Kauai cheesewood

Grown habit: Tree
Duration: Perennial

= Pittosporum kauaiense Hillebr. var. phaeocarpum Sherff
= Pittosporum kauaiense Hillebr. var. repens Sherff

Subspecies / Varieties:
1) Pittosporum kauaiense Hillebr. var. phaeocarpum Sherff
2) Pittosporum kauaiense Hillebr. var. repens 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 (*)
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 kauaiense Hillebr. var. phaeocarpum Sherff [170]
2) Pittosporum kiloneae H. St. John [166]
3) Pittosporum ralphii Kirk [283]
4) Pittosporum sulcatum Sherff [163]
5) Pittosporum terminalioides Planch. ex A. Gray [236]
6) Pittosporum tobira (Thunb.) W.T. Aiton [1992]
7) Pityopsis aspera (Shuttlw. ex Small) Small var. aspera [227]
8) Pityopsis tracyi (Small) Small [167]
9) Pityrogramma chrysophylla (Sw.) Link var. subflexuosa (Domin) Proctor [241]
10) Plagiobothrys chorisianus (Cham.) I.M. Johnst. var. chorisianus [297]

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