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Лавроцветные (Laurales) 5/3/11—6/22/19

The Laurales are an order of flowering plants. They are magnoliids, related to the Magnoliales.

The order includes about 2500-2800 species from 85-90 genera, which comprise seven families of trees and shrubs. Most of the species are tropical and subtropical, though a few genera reach the temperate zone. The best known species in this order are those of the Lauraceae (for example bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, and Sassafras), and the ornamental shrub Calycanthus of the Calycanthaceae.

The earliest lauraceous fossils are from the early Cretaceous. It is possible that the ancient origin of this order is one of the reasons for its highly diverged morphology. Indeed, presently no single morphological property is known, which would unify all the members of Laurales. The presently accepted classification is based on molecular and genetic analysis.
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Каликантовые (Calycanthaceae) The Calycanthaceae (sweetshrubs or spicebushes) are a small family of flowering plants in the order Laurales. The family...

Каликантовые (Calycanthaceae)

The Calycanthaceae (sweetshrubs or spicebushes) are a small family of flowering plants in the order Laurales. The family contains three genera and only 10 known…

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Лавровые (Lauraceae) Lauraceae are the laurel family, that includes the true laurel and its closest relatives. This family of flowering...

Лавровые (Lauraceae)

Lauraceae are the laurel family, that includes the true laurel and its closest relatives. This family of flowering plants comprises about 2850 known species in…

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