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Common name

English: Japanese laurel

German: Japanische Aukube

Mandarin: 青木 (qing mu)

Portuguese: Loureiro-do-Japão

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2596)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2495)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2109)

      Order: Garryales (1)

        Family: Garryaceae (1)(family description)

          Genus: Aucuba (1)

            Epithet: japonica Thunb. (7)

Synonym: Aucuba vivicans W.Bull

japonica => from Japan

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Aucuba japonica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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