Laurel

Laurel

Scientific name: Laurus nobilis L.

Local name: Not known

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)

KingdomPlantae
DivisionMagnoliophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderLaurales
FamilyLauraceae
GenusLaurus
SpeciesL. nobilis

Economic Importance

  • Used as herbal medicine and spices
  • Aromatic leaves are used in sauce
  • Dried laurel berries and pressed leaf oil can both be used as robust spices.

 Laurel plant

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