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Laurelia sempervirens
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Magnoliids
Order: Laurales
Family: Atherospermataceae
Genus: Laurelia

Laurelia is a genus of plant in the major group Angiosperms (flowering plants) in the family Atherospermataceae,[1] or formerly Monimiaceae. It contains only two species, both endemic to the southern hemisphere,[2] an example of Gondwanan distribution.[3]


  1. ^ "Laurelia — The Plant List". Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  2. ^ S. Renner, D. B. Foreman, D. Murray, S.; Renner, S. S.; Foreman, D. B.; Murray, D. (2000-09-01). "Timing Transantarctic Disjunctions in the Atherospermataceae (Laurales): Evidence from Coding and Noncoding Chloroplast Sequences". Systematic Biology. 49 (3): 579–591. doi:10.1080/10635159950127402. ISSN 1063-5157. 
  3. ^ Renner, S. S.; Foreman, D. B.; Murray, D. (2000-09-01). "Timing transantarctic disjunctions in the Atherospermataceae (Laurales): evidence from coding and noncoding chloroplast sequences". Systematic Biology. 49 (3): 579–591. ISSN 1063-5157. PMID 12116428.