Persea


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Related to Persea: Persea borbonia, Persea Americana
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Noun1.Persea - avocado
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
family Lauraceae, Lauraceae, laurel family - a family of Lauraceae
avocado tree, Persea Americana, avocado - tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
laurel-tree, Persea borbonia, red bay - small tree of southern United States having dark red heartwood
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Persea americana showed the highest mortality of all species in both environments, although survival was higher in pastures.
The avocado tree originally from Mexico and Central America belongs to the Lauraceae family, genus Perseal and comprises two subgenres: Persea and Eriodaphne.
Sandra Meek (Colorado State University) will publish her fifth book of poetry, An Ecology of Elsewhere, in late 2015 with Persea Books.
Susannah Nevison; TERATOLOGY; Persea Books (Nonfiction: Poetry) 15.
Caracterizacion edafica y climatica del area productora de aguacate Persea americana cv.
Persea scheideana (Lauraceae), nuevo hospedero de Heilipus lauri Boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) en Veracruz, Mexico.
Holler gathered specimens of the plant, which comes from the Persea family, in Chile, where the Mapuche people use the leaves of the avocado plant to heal wounds.
Persea schiedeana oil of over-mature fruit harvested from wild trees
The same authors classify Persea americana heartwood as not durable or class IV according to EN 350-2 (CEN, 1994).