Nectandra coriacea (Sw.) Griseb.
Lauraceae (Laurel Family)
Synonym(s): Laurus coriacea, Ocotea coriacea
USDA Symbol: NECO
Lancewood is a member of the laurel family (family Lauraceae) which includes aromatic plants, mainly trees and shrubs, with inconspicuous yellow or green flowers. There are about 40 genera and 1,000 species, occurring mostly in tropical zones. Some are ornamentals and some provide avocados, bay leaves and cinnamon.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Nectandra coriacea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Nectandra coriacea in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff