Aucuba japonica Thunb., Nov. Gen. Pl. 3: 61 1783. (syn: Aucuba japonica f. albopunctata Makino ………; Aucuba luteocarpa Dombrain; Eubasis dichotoma Salisb.);
Gold Dust Plant, Variegated Japanese Aucuba, Japanese Laurel;



California house plant : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

This small shrub is commonly grown as house plant in shaded locations in California. Any idea about identity?

Aucuba japonica, the spotted laurel from the family Garryaceae

Yes … You are really versatile. When I first came to this place I photographed and passed it off as some Codiaeum species. It is only when I saw its opposite leaves, I doubted this to be something different, and finally identified it as Aucuba japonica as you rightly said. This particular cultivar is known as ‘Variegata’ Gold Dust (formerly Aucuba japonica var. variegata cultivar ‘Gold Dust’).



Garden Plant for ID : Atlanta, Georgia : 23JAN19 : AK-49 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Garden plant seen in a cultivated garden.

On searching, it looks close to Aucuba japonica.
Experts kindly validate.

Looks to be Aucuba japonica ‘Variegata’.   

Aucuba japonica ‘Variegata’ 

Family : Garryaceae

Thanks for validating my suggested id and correcting to ‘Variegata’.


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