6163.000 Aucuba Thunb.

Stace, C.A. (2010) New Flora of the British Isles. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Evergreen shrubs. Leaves, simple, opposite, lanceolate, petiolate without stipules. Flowers in terminal clusters or panicles, 4 petals alternating with the stamens. Fruit a drupe with one stone, bright red.

Worldwide: 3-10 species native to eastern Asia from the Himalayas to Japan.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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japonica Thunb.

Other sources of information about Aucuba:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aucuba
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aucuba
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Aucuba
Wikipedia: Aucuba
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aucuba
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aucuba

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Aucuba.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1740, retrieved 20 June 2021

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