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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Persea

alligator pear
aquacatillo
avocado
bay
canela

Hierarchical position of the Genus Persea

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Magnoliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xxvi, 95. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Dicots
  
   Subclassis  Magnoliidae Novák ex Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 51. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   SuperOrdo  Lauranae Takht.
pub. Divers. Classif. Fl. Pl.: 53. 1 Mai 1997.
  
   Ordo  Laurales Perleb
pub. Lehrb. Naturgesch. Pflanzenr.: 174. Sep-Oct 1826.
  
   Familia  Lauraceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 80. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Laurels
  
   Subfamilia  Perseoideae Pax in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam. III, 2: 112. Mar 1889.
  
   Tribus  Perseeae Nees
pub. Syst. Laur.: 20, 28bis, 121. 30 Oct-5 Nov 1836.
  
   Genus  Persea Mill.
pub. (1754)
common name: bay tree
  

Named members of the Genus Persea

1
   Species  americana Miller
common name: avocado, alligator pear
  
 
2
   Varietas  americana
common name: avocado
3
   Varietas  drymifolia (Schldl. & Cham.) S. F. Blake
common name: Mexican avocado
4
   Species  borbonia (L.) Spreng.
 
5
   Varietas  humilis (Nash) Kopp
syn. Persea humilis
6
   Varietas  pubescens (Pursh) Little
syn. Persea palustris
7
   Species  gratissima Gaertner f.
syn. Persea americana var. americana
8
   Species  humilis Nash
common name: silk bay
9
   Species  krugii Mez
common name: canela
10
   Species  littoralis Small
syn. Persea borbonia
11
   Species  nubigena L. O. Williams
 
12
   Varietas  guatemalensis L. O. Williams
common name: Guatemalan avocado
13
   Species  palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
common name: swamp bay
14
   Species  persea (L.) Cockerell
syn. Persea americana
15
   Species  portoricensis Britt. & Wilson
syn. Persea urbaniana
16
   Species  pubescens (Pursh) Sarg.
syn. Persea palustris
17
   Species  schiedeana Nees
common name: coyo  (), avocado
  
18
   Species  urbaniana Mez
common name: aquacatillo

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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