family Lauraceae

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Related to family Lauraceae: Laurales
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Lauraceae - a family of Lauraceae
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
genus Laurus, Laurus - small evergreen trees or shrubs with aromatic leaves
Cinnamomum, genus Cinnamomum - Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs
genus Lindera, Lindera - aromatic evergreen or deciduous dioecious shrubs or trees of eastern Asia and North America
genus Benzoin, Benzoin - used in some classifications for the American spicebush and certain other plants often included in the genus Lindera
genus Persea, Persea - avocado
genus Sassafras - a genus of sassafras
genus Umbellularia, Umbellularia - aromatic evergreen trees of Pacific coast
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Habitat: A tree member of the family Lauraceae growing to about 12m in fertile, sandy soil in the tropical areas of southern and eastern Asia.
Avocado or Persea americana (P.a), another plant found in tropical and subtropical regions, belongs to the family Lauraceae [16].
Cinnamon is obtained from the inner bark of trees of the genus Cinnamomum of the family Lauraceae and is a plant widely used by different cultures around the world.
Harr., Fraedrich & Aghayeva (Ophiostomataceae), that has nearly eradicated plants in the family Lauraceae from southeastern North America (Hughes et al.
Plant extracts of the family Lauraceae: a potential resource for chemopreventive agents that activate the nuclear factor-erythroid 2-related factor 2/antioxidant response element pathway.
The avocado (Perseaamericana) is a tree native to Central Mexico, classified in the flowering plant family Lauraceae along with cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel.
Cryptocarya plants (family Lauraceae), comprising about 350 species worldwide, are widely distributed in the tropics and subtropics [12].
Among these botanical herbs, Ramulus Cinnamomi (the dry twig of Cinnamomum cassia Presl, a plant in the family Lauraceae) and its major constituent cinnamaldehyde caused a high contractile force of the urethra and a low contractile force of blood vessels.
About 45 % of the leaves are from the family Lauraceae, including several very common species with affinities to Cryptocarpa and Litsea (Conran et al., 2010a; Bannister et al., 2012).
The Ceylon Cinnamon belongs to the family Lauraceae and it contains about 250 species and sub species.
The evergreen tree Ocotea usambarensis (family Lauraceae) was surveyed for abundance and size over 18 days in November 2007 in the Mazumbai Forest Reserve in Northern Tanzania.