Persea Americana

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Noun1.Persea Americana - tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruitsPersea Americana - tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
aguacate, alligator pear, avocado, avocado pear - a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
genus Persea, Persea - avocado
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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jackbeardsleyi are species that are grown in association with cocoa, such as Persea americana Mill.
The hypoglycemic and tissue-protective effects of the aqueous extract of Persea americana seeds in alloxan-induced albino rats have been attributed to presence of alkaloids, tannins, saponins, and flavonoids (Ezejiofor et al.
Researchers examined the genetic circuitry of Arabidopsis thaliana, a small flowering plant commonly used as a model organism in plant genetics research, and the avocado tree Persea americana, which belongs to an older lineage of so-called basal angiosperms.