true laurel

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Related to true laurel: Laurus nobilis
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Synonyms for true laurel

small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking

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As mentioned, this is not a true laurel. The true laurel is from the species Laurus nobilis of the Family Lauraceae, which grows near the Mediterranean Sea.
Indian laurel, which is not one of the true laurels but obtained from various species of Terminalia, grows in India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.