1. Family: Lauraceae Juss.
    1. Persea Mill.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa, Southern America and Northern America..

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Arkansas, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Canary Is., Chile Central, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Madeira, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Virginia, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northwest, Azores, Burkina, Cameroon, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Congo, Cook Is., Easter Is., Fiji, Galápagos, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Mauritius, Rodrigues, Réunion, Solomon Is., Sudan, Venezuelan Antilles, Zaïre

    Persea Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lamb, A. [MTED 187], Malaysia 61184.000

    First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4: s.p. (1754)

    Accepted by

    • Rodrigues de Moraes, P.L. (2012). The Lauraceae collected in Brazil by Ludwig Riedel - I Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 185-216.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0