Cocculus laurifolius, the laurel-leaved snail tree, is a medium-sized tree of the genus Cocculus. It is native to Japan and China. It commonly grows to the height of 40 to 60 ft, with a spread of 20 to 40 ft. Form is round headed with a medium to fast growth rate and a coarse texture. Leaves are simple, Large (6 to 12 inches) with a whorled bud arrangement. Leaf color is medium green with a fall color of poor yellow green. Flowers are showy white with yellow spots in the spring. Fruit is an elongated capsule that starts out green and turns brown in the fall. It can be 8 to 20 inches in length. Plants are best used in a naturalized area. Will take almost any kind of environmental condition and is quite hardy to cold.
This sample is NOT available in BLAST service, because it was identified as mislabeled and/or contaminated and not analyzed for the 1KP publication [Nature 574, 679–685 (2019)]. Its data was released nonetheless as some find even these data useful. More information is given at [GigaScience 8, giz126 (2019)], including estimates of which particular sequences might be problematic.