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Common name

English: Avocado

German: Avocado

Mandarin: 鳄梨 (e li)

Portuguese: Abacate

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2595)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2492)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2107)

      Order: Laurales (9)

        Family: Lauraceae (9)(family description)

          Genus: Persea (1)

            Epithet: americana Mill. (5)

americana => from America

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical, tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Persea americana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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