Aucuba Thunb is a small genus of three species native to the Himalayas and eastern Asia. Two species are cultivated as ornamentals in Europe (Wann 1997) but only one (Aucuba japonica) is a common garden plant.


Wann J.D. (1997) Aucuba. In: Cullen J. & al. (eds.), The European Garden Flora, vol. 5. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 366.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith