ID please - Pittosporum tobira

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ID please - Pittosporum tobira

Post by Glimbo » Sat Jan 05, 2008 6:13 pm

Hi there,

This seems to be widely planted. Is this Pittosporum tobira I photographed this on the seafront at Bugibba. if so - yes I know only a small thing but - sin of pride here - I looked at this and thought
- would an Euonymus by any other name look half as good - to misquote the Bard. :roll:

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Post by RB » Sat Jan 05, 2008 7:38 pm

"Is this Pittosporum tobira I photographed this on the seafront at Bugibba..."



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Post by satt-guy » Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:35 pm

Hemm xi partijiet minn din il-pjanta li huma velenużi ?

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Post by MWP admin » Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:46 am

Satt-guy, Tobira is reported to have the toxic compounds known as Saponins, which are mildly toxic to people (absorption varies from individual to another), while it is definitely more toxic to other animals, namely fish.

Not to decorate your aquarium with ... :shaking2:
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