cheesewood


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cheesewood

(ˈtʃiːzˌwʊd)
n
(Forestry) rare Austral the tough yellowish wood of Australian trees of the genus Pittosporum: family Pittosporaceae
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Even hardy evergreens such as bay and cheesewood can be affected.
Species not native to California included glossy privet (Ligustrum lucidum), English ivy (Hedera helix) that had overtaken trees, an undetermined species (no floral structures were present) of bamboo (Bambusoideae), white mulberry (Morus alba), Japanese cheesewood (Pittosporum tobira), Chinese photinia (Photinia serrulata), dense logwood (Xylosma congestum), oleander (Nerium oleander), Chinese elm (Ulmus parvifolia), cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus), pomegranate (Punica granatum), and southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora).