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Taxon: Persea floccosa Mez

Synonym of Persea americana Mill.

Genus: Persea
Subgenus: Persea
Family: Lauraceae
Nomen number: 319430
Place of publication: Jahrb. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 5:148. 1889
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Dec-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Chanderbali, A. S. et al. 2013. Chapter 3. Taxonomy and botany (Avocado 2nd ed) 36.
  2. Kopp, L. E. 1966. A taxonomic revision of the genus Persea in the Western Hemisphere (Perseae-Lauraceae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14(1):21.
  3. Scora, R. W. et al. 2002. Taxonomy and botany (Avocado) 19.
  4. Williams, L. O. 1977. The avocados, a synopsis of the genus Persea, subg. Persea Econ. Bot. 31:318.

Check other web resources for Persea floccosa Mez :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=319430. Accessed 19 April 2019.