Invasive Species Compendium

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Prunus laurocerasus
(cherry laurel)

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Prunus laurocerasus (cherry laurel)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 10 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Prunus laurocerasus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • cherry laurel
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Ornamental
  • Poisonous to mammals
  • Spices and culinary herbs
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Prunus laurocerasus L.

Preferred Common Name

  • cherry laurel

Other Scientific Names

  • Laurocerasus officinalis Roem.

International Common Names

  • Spanish: Lauroceraso
  • French: Laurier-cerise

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Pontischer Lorbeer- Kirschbaum
  • Italy: Lauroceraso
  • Japan: Seiyo-bakuchi-no-ki
  • Netherlands: Laurierkerseboom

EPPO code

  • PRNLR (Prunus laurocerasus)

Taxonomic Tree

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Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry

General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Spices and culinary herbs

Materials

  • Poisonous to mammals

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore

Links to Websites

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GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gatewayhttps://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.m93f6Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.