Persea americana

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Persea americana
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Photo by Jake Farnum, Bugwood.org
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Genus: Persea
Species: P. americana
Binomial name
Persea americana
Mill.
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Natural range of Persea americana from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common name: Avocado

Taxonomic notes

Description

Distribution

Ecology

Pollination

The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Persea americana at Archbold Biological Station:[1]

Vespidae: Stenodynerus beameri

Conservation and Management

Cultivation and restoration

Photo Gallery

References and notes

  1. Deyrup, M.A. and N.D. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowers of plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.