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Tuis love karo too

While kowhais are probably the showiest nectar tree flowering at the moment they are certainly not the only ones attracting the attention of tuis. At Shakespear Park last week there was a hive of activity in the karo (coastal pittosporum) and in one stray flowering gum. 8 more words

More Eurobodalla plant life

Some more growing things from my neck of the woods, mostly tiny but not trifling. You’ll have seen a few before, so this is revision! I’ve also begun to pay a bit of attention to habit, so there are some photos that show what previously encountered flowers are attached to. 129 more words


Macro | Pittosporum tenuifolium

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Pittosporum is a genus of about 200 species of flowering plants in the family Pittosporaceae

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Pittosporum phillyreoides

Weeping Pittosporum, from the Exmouth region of the Pilbara and West Coast sand plains. Shrub or small tree, with sticky seeds inside orange pods.


Pittosporum moluccanum

Small to medium tree with glossy green leaves, only found in dune valleys near Jame’s Price Point north of Broome. Feature clusters of white scented flowers and orange fruits containing black sticky seeds.


Pittosporum melanospermum

Small tree with striking clusters of small white scented flowers.


White substance on the twigs of a Pittosporum

White substance on the twigs of a Pittosporum. August 9, 2015