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A large genus of evergreen trees and shrubs, mainly confined to tropical E. Asia and Central and S. America. The species described is the only one grown outdoors in this country, but A. pusilla A. DC., a shrub of similar habit and also native to Japan, may be of comparable hardiness.

Species articles