Pittosporum angustifolium Lodd.

Weeping Pittosporum

Shrub or small tree to 7 m or so tall, mostly with pendulous foliage giving a conspicuous weeping appearance. Leaves linear-lanceolate, mostly 10-20 cm long, 5-10 mm wide, with a small hooked tip, venation inconspicuous, aromatic when crushed. Leaf stalk about 5 mm long. Flowers mostly solitary or paired (male trees have clusters of up to 4 flowers), on short shoots in leaf axils and at the ends of branches; yellow, tubular in throat, petal ends free and recurving. Fruit a flattened, orange, ovate capsule about 1.5 cm long; seeds sticky, red-brown. Syn. p. phylliraeoides dc., a name also spelt in various other ways.

All mainland states

Source: Cayzer, L. (2002). Pittosporaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Apiales
family       Pittosporaceae
genus        Pittosporum Soland.