The Laurel Sumac also known as the "Malosma laurina" is apart of the "Plantae" Kingdom. Its orders it falls into is the "Sapindales". And the family it is classified into is "Anacardiaceae". It has a single species.
Found on the bluffs above the beach. Family name Anacardiaceae.
Rounded shrub/small tree. Found in chaparral conditions. Leaves are oblong-oblanceolate shaped and curve up (taco shaped). Veins and stems are reddish. Flowers are in large, tight clusters and change from greenish to white.
Malosma is a plant genus which contains only a single species, Malosma laurina, with the common names Laurel sumac and Lentisco (Spanish).Malosma laurina is found along the Southern California and Baja California Peninsula coasts of the Pacific Ocean.