Bay laurel

Bay Laurel
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Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis) flower buds and leaves
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Laurales
Family:Lauraceae
Genus:Laurus
Species:L. nobilis
Binomial name
Laurus nobilis
L.

The Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis, of the Lauraceae family) is also known as 'Sweet Bay', 'Bay Tree', 'True Laurel', 'Grecian Laurel', 'Laurel Tree', or simply Laurel.

It is an aromatic evergreen tree or large shrub with green, glossy leaves, native to the Mediterranean region. It is the source of the bay leaf used in cooking.


Other Languages
Afrikaans: Lourierboom
العربية: غار (نبات)
asturianu: Laurus nobilis
azərbaycanca: Nəcib dəfnə
Bikol Central: Laurus nobilis
български: Лавър
bosanski: Lovor
català: Llorer
corsu: Addoru
Cymraeg: Llawrwydden
Ελληνικά: Δάφνη (φυτό)
español: Laurus nobilis
Esperanto: Nobla laŭro
euskara: Ereinotz
فارسی: برگ بو
français: Laurus nobilis
Gaeilge: Labhras
Gaelg: Laurys
galego: Loureiro
한국어: 월계수
hornjoserbsce: Prawy ławrjenc
hrvatski: Lovor
Bahasa Indonesia: Dafnah
italiano: Laurus nobilis
עברית: ער אציל
Ligure: Auföggio
Limburgs: Laurier
magyar: Nemes babér
македонски: Ловор
Nederlands: Laurier
Nordfriisk: Echt loorbeer
norsk: Laurbær
norsk nynorsk: Laurbær
Nouormand: Louothi
occitan: Laurièr
Piemontèis: Laurus nobilis
português: Loureiro
română: Dafin
sardu: Laru
sicilianu: Laurus nobilis
slovenčina: Vavrín pravý
slovenščina: Navadni lovor
српски / srpski: Ловор
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Lovor
suomi: Laakeripuu
svenska: Lager (växt)
Türkçe: Akdeniz defnesi
українська: Лавр благородний
vèneto: Doraro
Tiếng Việt: Nguyệt quế
粵語: 月桂
žemaitėška: Babka
中文: 月桂