Common names: Victorian box
Pittosporum undulatum (Victorian box) is a shrub/tree (family Pittosporaceae) with white flowers and narrow wavy leaves found in the San Francisco Bay area, Channel Islands and coastal ranges of California. It is native to southeastern Australia. It favors forests, woodlands, grasslands, and scrub and chaparral habitat. It spreads via seeds and roots. The sticky seeds are dispersed by birds and mammals.Cal-IPC Rating: Watch
Plant Risk Assessment
Plant Risk Assessment- An evaluation of the potential for a plant to be invasive in California.
Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles
- Victorian box: an invasive tree spreading in California . Rejmanek, Marcel. Vol 20, Issue 4
Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations
None for this species.
Other Pittosporum undulatum Information
- CalFlora - Distribution information based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.