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genus Laurus

Definition of the noun genus laurus

What does genus laurus mean as a name of something?


  1. small evergreen trees or shrubs with aromatic leaves

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Herbs (2009)

A Comprehensive Reference to Herbs of Flavor and Fragrance by Thomas DeBaggio, Arthur O. Tucker

The genus Laurus includes only one other species, L. azorica (Seub.) Franco (L. Family: Lauraceae Growth form: tree to 66 feet (20 m) Hardiness: routinely hardy to Zone 8 Light: full sun Water: moist but not wet; can withstand minor drought ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)

Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index

The order Monogynia ~ is remarkable as containing the fine genus Laurus, two species of which produce the Cinnamon and Camphor; Anacardium, the Cashew-nut. Trigynia contains Rheum, the Rhubarb ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 5

The order llfonogynia M is remarkable as containing the fine genus Laurus, two species of which produce the Cinnamon and Camphor; Anacardium, the Cashew -nut. Trigynia contains Rheum, the Rhubarb; and Heragym'a, Butomus, the ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1824)

Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements, a General History of Gardening in All Countries, and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon

Here we find the precious genus Laurus, including the Cinnamon, Bay, Sassafras , Camphor, and many other noble plants. – It contains of Lauriño, Laurus; Terebintaccar, Anacardium ; of Polygonor, Eriogonum. 3 Gen. 20 Sp. 2. Trigynia.

Google previewBotanical Terminology; Or Dictionary Explaining the Terms Most Generally Employed in Systematic Botany (1826)

by G. N. Lloyd

or so closely united with the walls of the pericarp, that it cannot be distinguished from the nucleus, as is exemplified in the genus Rhizophora ; or may be more easily separated from the nucleus than the pericarp, as in the genus Laurus.

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