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Aucuba japonica

Aucuba japonica Thunb.

japanese-laurel, aucuba, japanese laurel, spotted-laurel

Cultivar(s): Salicifolia, Variegata

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: AUJA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aucuba japonica
Include in WOTAS: 0
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Last Modified: 2020-01-01

CULTIVAR INDEX

Cult_id Cultivar_name Action
1186 Salicifolia View
1187 Variegata View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: AUCUB
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Aucuba
GENUS AUTHORITY: Thunb.
GENUS COMMON: Acuba
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FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: CORNAC
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Cornaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: (Berchtold & J. Presl) Dumortier 1829
FAMILY COMMON: Dogwood Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of 2 genera and about 85 species, trees, shrubs, lianas, and subshrubs, semicosmopolitan (mainly northern hemisphere). The Cornaceae is best circumscribed to exclude Nyssa (Xiang et al. 2002).
FAMILY REFERENCE: Xiang et al. (2002); Kubitzki in Kubitzki (2004).

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub

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NATIVE RANGE: China, Taiwan & southern Japan

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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
776 1985-0430 View
2654 1987-0104 View
3724 1991-0419 View
6789 1997-0003 View



GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1492 776 158 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
4444 2654 176 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
6030 3724 199 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
9598 6789 163 NCBG staff 1997-04-01 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: AUJA
USDA Common Name: Japanese Laurel
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (NC, WA)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aucuba japonica
COMMON NAME: Aucuba, Japanese-laurel, Spotted-laurel
SYNONYMY: [= K]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Commonly planted throughout our area, rarely escaping and naturalizing in suburban woodlands; native of Japan and se. Asia.
COMMENTS: The most frequently planted cultivars have the dark green leaves prominently speckled with yellow.
RANGE MAP: Aucuba japonica.png

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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Cornaceae (Berchtold & J. Presl) Dumortier 1829 (Dogwood Family)
SUMMARY: A family of 2 genera and about 85 species, trees, shrubs, lianas, and subshrubs, semicosmopolitan (mainly northern hemisphere). The Cornaceae is best circumscribed to exclude Nyssa (Xiang et al. 2002).
REFERENCE: Xiang et al. (2002); Kubitzki in Kubitzki (2004).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Aucuba Thunb. (Acuba)
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HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Aucuba japonica in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Aucuba japonica in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Aucuba japonica in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Aucuba japonica in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Aucuba japonica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aucuba japonica

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