genus Persea

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Noun1.genus 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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Since the introduction of this symbiotic couple in the early 2000's, laurel wilt killed millions of trees, mostly in the genus Persea, throughout most of southeastern USA (J.
These chemotaxonomic data, in combination with traditional morphological characters, may facilitate a better understanding of the phylogenetic relationships within the genus Persea.