Pittosporaceae

Description

200 spp

Source: Pinkka e-learning: Tropical plant families (EKOL4311, University of Turku) - All tropical plant families CC BY 4.0

Growing form

Trees, shrubs (or climbers), sometimes spiny.

Leaf

Leaves alternate or spiral, often clustered; simple, often leathery; margin usually entire; no stipules.

Flower

Bisexual (or monoecious), Flower: 5 sepals; 5 ±connate petals; 5 stamens free from petals; ovary superior.

Fruit and seed

Fruit a berry or a capsule, often with viscid exudate around seeds.

Source: Pinkka e-learning: Tropical plant families (EKOL4311, University of Turku) - All tropical plant families CC BY 4.0

The map represents observations of this taxon, but it may not be used as a distribution map. A total of

observations in Finland?

Checklist
FinBIF master checklist
Scientific name
Pittosporaceae
Author
R. Br.
Identifier
http://tun.fi/MX.4986628
Taxon rank
family
DNA barcode sequences
Informal groups
  • Vascular plants