|Classification System: APG IV|
Laurus L., Sp. Pl. 1: 369. (1753)
Note: 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. Laurus. Published online. Accessed: October 5 2016.
- The Plant List 2013. Laurus in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 October 5.
- Tropicos.org 2016. Laurus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 October 5.