The Laurales is an order o flouerin plants. Thay are magnoliids, relatit tae the Magnoliales.

The order includes aboot 2500-2800 species frae 85-90 genera, whilk comprise seiven faimilies o trees an scrogs. Maist o the species are tropical an subtropical, tho a few genera reak the temperate zone. The baist kent species in this order is thaim that's in the Lauraceae (for ensample bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, an Sassafras), an the ornamental shrub Calycanthus o the Calycanthaceae.


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