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H Prunus laurocerasus L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Prunus (family Rosaceae).

The record derives from RJP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 714) with original publication details: Species plantarum, edition 1 Species plantarum, edition 1; 1753 474 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cerasus laurocerasus (L.) Dum.Cours. Synonym H RJP
Cerasus laurocerasus (L.) Loisel. Synonym H RJP
Laurocerasus officinalis M.Roem. Synonym H RJP
Laurocerasus otinii CarriŠre Synonym H RJP
Laurocerasus ottinii CarriŠre [Spelling variant] Synonym H RJP
Laurocerasus vulgaris CarriŠre Synonym H RJP
Padus laurocerasus (L.) Mill. Synonym H RJP
Prunus grandifolia Salisb. Synonym H RJP

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Earlier versions

This name record (from RJP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Prunus laurocerasus in version 1 of The Plant List.