Photo: Persea americana 1.

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Largish tree in fruit. Rio de Janeiro bot.g., Brazil. Planted. 2001-02-13.


Persea americana P. Mill.
Engl.: avocado, alligator pear, avocado pear, midshipman's butter, vegetable marrow, West Indian avocado.
Deu.: Avocado.
Suom.: avokado.
Sven.: avokado.
Fran.: avocatier.
Jap.: abokado.
Span.: aguacate, aguacate olorosa, palto.
Bot. syn.: Laurus persea L., Persea drymifolia Schltdl. & Cham., Persea gratissima Gaertner f., Persea persea (L.) Cockerell


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Photo: Persea americana 1.

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