|Classification System: APG IV|
The genus is probably monotypic and L. nobilis is genetically highly variable (Aboel-Atta, 2009). Secondary sources also contain many unresolved species and due to historical reasons Laurus combinations are commonly found as basionyms.
- Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 369.
- Aboel-Atta, A-M. I. 2009. On the Taxonomy of Laurus L. (Lauraceae), Evidence from Isozymes, RAPD and ISSR. Academic Journal of Plant Sciences 2(2): 82–91. Full text PDF
- International Plant Names Index. 2016. 5. Published on the Internet. Accessed Oct. 2016.
- The Plant List 2016. Laurus in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Oct. 5.
- Tropicos.org 2016. Laurus Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Oct. 5.
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