Taxon: Aucuba japonica Thunb.

 
Genus: Aucuba
Family: Garryaceae
Nomen number: 6077
Place of publication: Nov. gen. pl. 3:62. 1783
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/739008
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Dec-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore (in Japan fide Mansf Ency)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Taiwan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  5. Hess, W. J. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  8. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  9. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  10. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  11. Ohi, T. et al. 2003. Distinct geographic structure as evidenced by chloroplast DNA haplotypes and ploidy level in Japanese Aucuba (Aucubaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 90:1645-1652.
  12. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  14. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. (China FlEncy)

Check other web resources for Aucuba japonica Thunb. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Aucuba japonica cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=6077. Accessed 22 May 2018.