Laurus Nobilis

The laurel (Laurus nobilis) is one of the most emblematic trees in history. Hailing from the Mediterranean region, it is a famous symbol of stateliness and strength.

Laurel Flower

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Laurel is a large shrub or an aromatic evergreen tree in the Lauraceae flowering plant family. Its common names are bay tree, Grecian laurel, laurel, true laurel, sweet bay, or bay laurel. The genus Laurus comprises four recognized species[1].

Laurus Nobilis Flowers

Laurel grows to 6 to 18 m (20 to 60 ft) tall. The stiff, alternate, and oval leaves are leathery and dull and about 7.5 to 10 cm (3 to 4 inches) long. The leaf margins are smooth and sometimes wavy. The small inconspicuous flowers are greenish-white or yellowish in color.

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APA7MLA8Chicago (2023, June 01). Laurel. Bio Explorer. "Laurel" Bio Explorer, 01 June 2023, "Laurel" Bio Explorer, June 01 2023.
Key References
  • [1]“Laurus nobilis L.”. Accessed November 26, 2021. Link.


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