Persea Mill.

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4.: s.p. (1754)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical America to S. South America, Macaronesia.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Canary Is., Chile Central, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, 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, Assam, Azores, Bangladesh, Burkina, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Cyprus, East Himalaya, Easter Is., Fiji, Galápagos, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Kenya, Laos, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, New York, New Zealand North, Pitcairn Is., Rodrigues, Réunion, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sudan, Taiwan, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Lamb, A. [MTED 187], Malaysia 61184.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0