Persea alba Nees & Mart.

First published in Linnaea 8: 51 (1833)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Brazil. It is a tree and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Mouzinho Barbosa, T.D., Batista Baitello, J. & Rodrigues de Morales, P.L. (2012). A família Lauraceae Juss. no municípo de Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo. Boletim do Museu de Biologia Prof. Mello Leitão, n.s., 30: 1-178.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • de Moraes, P.L.R. (2008 publ. 2009). The Lauraceous collections of Friedrich Sellow. Komarovia 6(1): 1-67.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Mouzinho Barbosa, T.D., Batista Baitello, J. & Rodrigues de Morales, P.L. (2012). A família Lauraceae Juss. no municípo de Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo. Boletim do Museu de Biologia Prof. Mello Leitão, n.s., 30: 1-178.
  • de Moraes, P.L.R. (2008 publ. 2009). The Lauraceous collections of Friedrich Sellow. Komarovia 6(1): 1-67.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sellow [B1361/362], Brazil K000602083 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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