Laurus azorica (Seub.) Franco
Laurus canariensis Webb & Berth. non Willd. - Persea azorica Seub.
Laurus azorica (61698 octets)
Evergreen massive tree up to 15 m in the wild. Shoots pubescent. Leaves alternate, elliptic to ovate, 4 to 15 cm long, entire, pointed, leathery, glabrous and dark green above, paler and hairy beneath. Flowers greenish-yellow in axillary umbels. Fruit ovate 12 mm, black when ripe.

Home: Canary and Azores islands

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Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Laurus azorica by Plants for a future database

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