Any of various evergreen shrubs or plants of the genus Pittosporum, widely grown as ornamental or hedge plants in warm regions.
Any of a genus (Pittosporum) of evergreen trees and shrubs of the pittosporum family from Japan, Australia, etc.
Designating a family (Pittosporaceae, order Rosales) of decorative, dicotyledonous trees and shrubs.
Any of many flowering plants of the genus Pittosporum.
Origin of pittosporum
- New Latin genus name Greek pissa, pitta pitch New Latin spora spore spore
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition