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Trees or shrubs. Stipules 0. Leaves alternate, simple, ± coriaceous, evergreen, entire (in ours). Inflorescences cymose or paniculate. Flowers actinomorphic. Sepals 4-6, free or connate. Petals 4-6. Ovary superior, 1-locular with 2 carpels (in ours). Fruit a capsule. Seeds covered in a sticky resin (in ours).
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Pittosporaceae Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=174
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings
Pittosporaceae: Brief Summary
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Pittosporaceae is a family of flowering plants. The family includes approximately 200–240 species of trees, shrubs, and lianas in 9 genera. The species of Pittosporaceae range from tropical to temperate climates of the Afrotropic, Indomalaya, Oceania, and Australasia ecozones.
The type genus is Pittosporum Banks ex Gaertn.
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