Persea Gaertner (laurel)

Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Lauraceae

Parent taxon: Lauraceae according to D.J. Mabberley 2000

See also Knowlton 1899 and MacGinitie 1941

Sister taxa: Bandulskaia, Cinnamomum, Cryptocarya, Cryptocaryoides, Lauranthus, Laurinoxylon, Laurocarpum, Laurophyllum, Laurus, Litsea, Malapoenna, Marmarthia, Mauldinia, Neolitsea, Ocotea, Perseanthus, Persites, Potomacanthus, Sassafras, Ulminium, Umbellularia

Subtaxa: Persea brossiana Persea mycrophylla

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Trinidad and Tobago (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Germany (3), United States (1: California)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Brazil (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Germany (2), Japan (7), Peru (1), Switzerland (5), United States (2: California, Vermont), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Germany (3)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Colorado)

• Eocene of United States (2: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (9: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Paleogene of Chile (1)

• Tertiary of Japan (1), Venezuela (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Wyoming)

Total: 54 collections including 57 occurrences

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