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Codiaeum variegatum Acubaefolium

This croton was introduced through the late John Veitch from the South Sea Islands, the foliage bears a strong resemblance to the well-known vulgar Aucuba japonica of gardens.

Veitchs' Catlg. of Pl. 1879, p. 2, fig.

Large green leaf, spotted yellow, Underside pinkish.

REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group I, Common Varieties, p.2.

Type J, 2 1/2" x 10" - Ground color deep green heavily spotted bright yellow. Reverse of leaf is reddish with red midrib.

REF: Paper prepared by Wm. A. Geiger in collaboration with Mr. Christian of the Christian Nursery, Mr. Van der Lean and Mr. George L. Peacock. p.8.