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|Family: Lauraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Inflorescence: terminal or in leaf axils, panicle-like cyme. Flower: perianth parts 6; stamens 9, anthers 4-celled.
Species In Genus: +- 100 (+- 200 if Asian species included) species: tropics, subtropical America; cultivated for avocado. Etymology: (Name used by Theophrastus for an Egyptian tree)
eFlora Treatment Author: Henk van der Werff
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Laurus nobilis
Next taxon: Persea americana
Citation for this treatment: Henk van der Werff 2016. Persea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9958, accessed on May 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 26, 2016.