Laurales

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Laurales
Laurus nobilis MHNT Fleurs.jpg
Laurus nobilis flouers an leaves
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Laurales
Juss. ex Bercht. & J.Presl[1]
Faimilies

Atherospermataceae
Calycanthaceae
Gomortegaceae
Hernandiaceae
Lauraceae
Monimiaceae
Siparunaceae

The Laurales are an order o flouerin plants. Thay are magnoliids, relatit tae the Magnoliales.

The order includes aboot 2500-2800 species frae 85-90 genera, which comprise seven faimilies o trees an shrubs. Maist o the species are tropical an subtropical, tho a few genera reach the temperate zone. The baist kent species in this order are those o the Lauraceae (for example bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, an Sassafras), an the ornamental shrub Calycanthus o the Calycanthaceae.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013–07–06.