Definition of Genus Aucuba
1. Noun. Hardy evergreen dioecious shrubs and small trees from Japan.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cornaceae, Dogwood Family, Family Cornaceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aucuba
Literary usage of Genus Aucuba
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1912)
"... Lebas state that in addition to the original source, the genus Aucuba, and several members of the genus Plantago, several species of the family Garrya- ..."
2. Forestry and Forest Products: Prize Essays of the Edinburgh International by Hugh Robert Mill, John Rattray (1885)
"These are raised from seed in the nursery. The Azalea is raised in a manner similar to the rhododendron. THE AUCUBA. genus Aucuba, order ..."
3. Trees & Shrubs for English Plantations: A Selection and Description of the by Augustus Mongredien (1870)
"... to which several blotch-leaved varieties have been introduced at the same time, which, combined, make the genus Aucuba more and more worthy of notice. ..."