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Taxon: Laurus nobilis L.

 
Genus: Laurus
Family: Lauraceae
Nomen number: 21664
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:369. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 09-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Food additives:
  • Materials: lipids
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya (n.), Morocco (n.), Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Syria (w.), Turkey (w.)

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania (w.), Bosnia and Herzegovina (w.), Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. Der Marderosian, A. & L. Liberti. 1988. Natural product medicine: a scientific guide to foods, drugs, cosmetics
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Laurus+nobilis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  10. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  11. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  12. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  13. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  14. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  17. Magness, J. R. et al. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States. IR Bull. 1
  18. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  20. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  23. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  24. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  25. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  26. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Laurus nobilis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Laurus nobilis cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?21664. Accessed 12 December 2019.