More commonly known is the Chilean Laurel (Laurelia aromatica), which is of no significance to the veneer industry and is, therefore, not covered here. Laurel is extremely difficult to obtain because it can only be exported from India as veneer.
Local significance in India as engineering and construction lumber In the veneer industry it only has significance in North .America and Southeast Asia but not in Europe. Used in North America and Southeast Asia as high quality interior construction wood. Serves also as substitute for the European Walnut.