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Persea

Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Lauraceae

Taxonomy
Persea was named by Gaertner [(Plumier) Gaertner]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Lauraceae by Knowlton (1899), MacGinitie (1941) and Mabberley (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Persea Knowlton
1941Persea MacGinitie
2000Persea Mabberley

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
Magnoliid
RankNameAuthor
orderMagnolialesJussieu 1820
familyLauraceaeJussieu 1789
genusPerseaGaertner

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available