Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Irene Paterson'

Shrub to 2 m tall, 1.5 m wide, with prominent black branchlets. Leaves obovate, white with faint green speckling when young, becoming progressively speckled and lined green and grey-green, often tinged pink in winter, wavy-edged. Discovered by g. Paterson at Kennedy's Bush Reserve on the Port Hills, Christchurch, New Zealand.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Apiales
family       Pittosporaceae
genus        Pittosporum Soland.
species         Pittosporum tenuifolium Gaertn.