Pittosporum undulatum

Common Name:

Sweet Pittosporum

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Midlands, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (EKNPRSTVWZ) also native to Qld, NSW. Naturalised in SA, Tas
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Widespread weed in wet forests and coastal scrubs 1

Flower Description:

Creamy-white 1


Shrub or tree to 15 m 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The leaves, branchlets and capsules of this plant are glabrous. The leaf margins are wavy (undulate) and sepals are 5-10 mm long 1


Image: Mary Ellis

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria