Laurus Linnaeus (laurel)

Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Lauraceae

Parent taxon: Lauraceae according to D.J. Mabberley 2000

See also Knowlton 1899

Sister taxa: Bandulskaia, Cinnamomum, Cryptocarya, Cryptocaryoides, Lauranthus, Laurinoxylon, Laurocarpum, Laurophyllum, Litsea, Malapoenna, Marmarthia, Mauldinia, Neolitsea, Ocotea, Persea, Perseanthus, Persites, Potomacanthus, Sassafras, Ulminium, Umbellularia

Subtaxa: Laurus antecedens Laurus grandis Laurus hollae Laurus plutonia Laurus socialis

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection)

• Miocene of Germany (1), Switzerland (2), United States (1: Washington)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of United States (7: Alaska, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (16: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (2: Wyoming)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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