California bay tree


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Related to California bay tree: Laurus nobilis, Umbellularia californica
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Noun1.California bay tree - Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruitCalifornia bay tree - Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
genus Umbellularia, Umbellularia - aromatic evergreen trees of Pacific coast
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That may also account for some of its other common names like bay tree, California bay tree, green bay tree and spice-tree.
Myrtle, acacia burl, California laurel, California bay tree, green bay tree, California olive, California sassafras, Pacific myrtle, mountain laurel, pepperwood, spice-tree and bay tree.
Calgene scientists have genetically engineered the canola plant with a patented thioesterase gene from the California Bay tree and produced canola varieties with nearly 40 percent laurate.

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