Laurus nobilis L.

Common name

English: Grecian Laurel, Sweet Bay

German: Echter Lorbeer

Mandarin: 月桂 (yue gui)

Portuguese: Loureiro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Laurales (7)

        Family: Lauraceae (7) (family description)

          Genus: Laurus (1)

           Epithet: nobilis L. (1)

nobilis => noble, stately

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, beige, white

External links

Check for Laurus nobilis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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