Pittosporum tobira (Thunb.) W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 2: 27 1811. (Syn: Euonymus tobira Thunb.; Pittosporum tobira var. chinense S.Kobayashi);
Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), Ryukyu Isl., South Korea (Cheju Isl.), S-Europe
(I), Spain (I), Portugal (I), Croatia (I), Baleares (I), France (I), European
Russia (I), Northern Caucasus (I), Transcaucasus (I), Palau Isl. (I), Southern
Marianas (I) (Guam (I)), New Caledonia (I), Azores (I) (Sao Jorge (I), Faial
(I), Flores Isl. (I), Corvo Isl. (I)), Madeira (I), Pakistan (I), Vietnam (I),
USA (I) (California (I), Florida (I), Georgia (I), North Carolina (I)), Mexico
(I)
as per Catalogue of Life;

Common name: Variegated Pittosporum, Australian-laurel, Japanese pittosporum, mock orange
 
Pittosporum tobira is evergreen shrub with obovate leathery leaves, 5–7 cm long, obtuse apex and revolute margin, flowers are 10-14 mm long, white or tinged greenish.   

 

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Pittosporum tobira Cv. variegata from Delhi: It was a pleasant surprise to see a plant so common as hedge plant in California being displayed in Delhi University Flowers show on 25 February, 2011.
The shrub was displayed in pots and is evidently a young one.
I am also appending flowers and fruits from California, where it flowers in winter, to complete the display. 
Pittosporum tobira (Thunb.) W. T. Aiton, Hortus kew. ed. 2, 2:27. 1811. syn: Euonymus tobira Thunb Cv. Variegata
Common names: Australian-laurel, Japanese pittosporum, mock orange 



 

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Plant for ID 28/09/2011 SMP1:  A Garden plant from California observed in Jun 2011.
A shrub around 4-5 feet. Flower size 2-3cm.

 

 

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Ornamental shrub for ID_March2014_DSR_01 : Attachments (2). 3 posts by 2 authors. 
I have recently purchased a ornamental from a nursery. Is it Pittosporum tobira (Pittosporaceae)?

It makes a dense shrub or may become small tree. Flowers are mildly fragrant. Also planted elsewhere in Pantnagar.


I think yes. I have photographed this one as well as cultivar with variegated leaves from California. I will upload them separately. There are several species grown in California.


I have vegetative specimens from Delhi.

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Pittosporum tobira from Delhi and California-GSMAR8 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4).

Pittosporum tobira is evergreen shrub with obovate leathery leaves, 5–7 cm long, obtuse apex and revolute margin, flowers are 10-14 mm long, white or tinged greenish.
It has both typical form with green leaves and var. variegatum.
Photographed from California and Delhi.


Yes Sir. It matches with my plant and thus resolves the ID of my plant.

 

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Small Tree For ID : California : 30OCT14 : AK-44 :  7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Small cultivated tree seen in Fremont on 28th Sept,14.

No flowers, it had green fruits.
Kindly help in id.


a Scaevola

cant classify further without whole plant, trunk: esp. its bark color, peeling or not etc., and flowers
and leaf … on the branch..  how they are arranged or arise

next time take all those pictures please
ps even without those pictures, an interesting salt tolerant plant
grows in india and rest of se asia too, along the coastal dunes
google and enjoy
myriad colored flowers now favorite of gardeners in the west esp the delicate of the half-flowers


Thanks for the id and for so many of my other posts from California, which were all new to me.
On searching, could this be Pittosporum tobira of Pittosporaceae?
The fruits seem to match my picture…
could be
anybody’s guess is ok
people who plant pittosporum usually feed and water them
these pictures above look unkempt, unwatered etc
if you had the whole plant to look at its overall surface etc would help

may be then i could go out on a limb…

google it and you’ll see graceful mounded rounded surface of pittosporum.

I KNOW YOU ARE TRYING, and take great pains and put up a lot of effort to show us a lot of what you saw, so I am happy to help you complete a case. 
but to expect absolute correct diagnosis on each and every passing shot is impossible…..

first the input is often incomplete and second.. I am not a taxonomist, so there are two considerations.JUST LIKE GOOD DIAGNOSIS OF CANCERS AND TUMORS NEEDS GOOD SURGERY OR BIOPSY FOLLOWED BY PROPER SECTIONS or  GOOD WELL PRESERVED CELLS ETC….. GOOD and  PROPER DIAGNOSIS IN BOTANY NEEDS GOOD INPUT AND LO…O..O…ONG PAINSTAKING CONSIDERATION.
DAves garden etc. is useful, but but single digital pictures is not science.
lets not stretch ourselves …
serious folks would laugh me out.


Yes Pittosporum tobira, very commonly grown along roadsides and sideways


Wow, is it that common… 
Being originally from Australia, nurseries that used to sell them used to make people wait.. and were expensive just a few years ago… these were very popular in architectural horticulture folk’s lists.
reseeds it self i guess, its prolific seed/fruit producer.
Thanks for correcting my notion
PS …, there you have it, now I can rest, nobody will laugh me out , since … has given his ok.


Thanks for validation.
Since this was new to me, I could have been wrong too.
Just that I did a lot of searching for my pictures.

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Plant for ID :: Florence :: EU-ARKNOV06 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
Requested to please ID this plant. This was seen in a public park in Florence, Italy in May 2016.


Pittosporum tobira



 

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Garden Plant for ID : Uttarakhand : 040518 : AK-4 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Posting a few plants that I have missed earlier.

Garden plant seen at a resort in Dhikuli, Uttarakhand during my visit.

No flowers seen. 

Any other image? 

Sorry I have only this image   


Should be Pittosporum tobira

 

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Attachments (4).
The name suggests Pittosporum variegatum.

Small, cultivated tree.

For validation.


On google search for Pittosporum variegatum gives two plants:
Pl. see Pittosporum species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available)


Could this be Pittosporum eugenioides Variegatum since the name on the board suggests from New Zealand? 


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