The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Persea

The genus Persea is in the family Lauraceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Persea

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Persea acunae Borhidi & Imkhan. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea alba Nees & Mart. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea albida Kosterm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea albiramea van der Werff Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea alpigena Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Persea americana Mill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea anomala Britton & P.Wilson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea areolatocostae (C.K.Allen) van der Werff Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea arunachalensis M.Gangop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea aurata Miq. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea australis Linden Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea ayui-y D.Parodi Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea benthamiana Meisn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea bernardii L.E.Kopp Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea bhaskarii M.Gangop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea bilocularis L.E. Kopp Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea blumei Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea bofo Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea boldufolia Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea bootanica (Meisn.) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea borbonia (L.) Spreng. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Persea bracteata (Lecomte) Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea brenesii Standl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea brevipes Meisn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea brevipetiolata van der Werff Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea buchtienii O.C. Schmidt Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea bullata L.E. Kopp Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea caerulea (Ruiz & Pav.) Mez Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea caesia Meisn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea campii L.E. Kopp Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea canescens Mart. ex Nees Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea carolinensis (Raf.) Nees Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea cathia Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea causticans Pasq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea ceanothifolia Mart. ex Nees Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea chamissonis Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea chartacea Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea chayuensis (S.K. Lee) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea chrysantha Lorea-Hern. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea chunii Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea cinerascens S.F. Blake Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea conferta L.E. Kopp Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea cordata Meisn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea cordata Mez Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea coriacea Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea corymbosa Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea croatii van der Werff Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea croizatii van der Werff Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea cuatrecasasii Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea cubensis Meisn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea culilawan (Blume) Bisch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea cuneata Meisn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea curranii (Merr.) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea declinata (Blume) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea domingensis (Mez) Mez Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea donnell-smithii Mez Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea ekmanii O.C.Schmidt Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea endothrix Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea excelsa (Blume) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea fastigiata L.E.Kopp Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea fendleri van der Werff Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea ferruginea Kunth Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea fluviatilis van der Werff Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea foetida Ettingsh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea fragrans (Kaneh. ex S.C. Lee) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea frigida Linden Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea fruticosa (Kurz) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea fuliginosa Nees & Mart. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea fulva L.E.Kopp Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea fusca Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea galeae Acuña Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea gamblei (King ex Hook. f.) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea gammieana (King ex Hook.f.) Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea glaberrima Mez Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea glabra van der Werff Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea grandiflora L.E.Kopp Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea granulosa D.Parodi Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea haenkeana Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea haridasanii M.Gangop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea hartmannii I.M.Johnst. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea hartwegii (Meisn.) Hemsl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea hemsleyi (Nakai) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea hexanthera L.E. Kopp Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea himalayaensis M.Gangop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea himalayaensis M.Gangop. & V.S.Kumar Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea hintonii C.K. Allen Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea hirta Nees Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea humilis Nash Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea indica (L.) Spreng. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea jariensis Vattimo Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea jenmanii Mez Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea jitotolensis Linden Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea julianae van der Werff Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea kerri Kosterm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Persea laevifolia van der Werff Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea lanceolata Mez Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea lanceolata (Nees) Oliv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea laurel-moroti D.Parodi Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea laxa Mart. ex Nees Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea leptophylla (Hand.-Mazz.) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea levinei (Merr.) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea liebmannii Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea lingue (Miers ex Bertero) Nees Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea lobitensis M.G. Gangop. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Persea lohitensis M.Gangop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea longipeda Bertol. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea longipes (Schltdl.) Meisn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea macrantha (Nees) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea macrocarpa Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea magniperulata Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea maguirei L.E.Kopp Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea major (Meisn.) L.E.Kopp Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea malayana Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea melanophylla (H.W. Li) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea meridensis L.E.Kopp Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea microcarpa (Hemsl.) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea microphylla Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea mutisii Kunth Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea nam-mu Oliv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea nan-mu Oliv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea negracotensis O.C. Schmidt Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea nitens Mez Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea nivea Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea nudigemma van der Werff Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea nutans Nees Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea obovata Nees & Mart. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea obscura Lorea-Hern. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea obtusifolia L.E.Kopp Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea odoratissima (Nees) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea oleifolia (Mez) Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea pajonalis van der Werff Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea pallescens (Mez) Lorea-Hern. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea pallida (Nees) Oliv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea parviflora (Meisn.) Harid. & R.R.Rao Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea parviflora Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea patens Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea peduncularis (Nees) Nees Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea pedunculata (Blume) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea pedunculosa Meisn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea perglauca Lundell Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea perseiphylla (C.K.Allen) van der Werff Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea peruviana Nees Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea pierrei (Lecomte) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea portoricensis Britton & P.Wilson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea povedae W.C. Burger Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea praecox Poepp. ex Nees Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea psammophila Mart. ex Meisn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea pseudo-sassafras Zoll. & Moritzi Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Persea pseudofasciculata L.E.Kopp Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea pseudoindica Link Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea punctata Meisn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea purpusii L.E. Kopp Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea pyrifolia (D. Don) Spreng. Accepted L TRO 2012-04-18
Persea racemosa Mez Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea raimondii O.C. Schmidt Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea rigens C.K.Allen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea rigida Nees & Mart. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea rigida Nees Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Persea rimosa Zoll. ex Meisn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea rufescens Lundell Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea rufotomentosa Nees & C. Mart. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea ruizii J.F.Macbr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea russellii M.Gangop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea sassafras Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea schiedeana Nees Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea semecarpifolia Trimen Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Persea sericea Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea sessilis Standl. & Steyerm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea shaferi P.Wilson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea sharmae M.Gangop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea shawii Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea shiwandashanica (Hung T. Chang) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea sikkimensis M.Gangop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea silvatica van der Werff Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea sintoc (Blume) Bisch. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea sphaerocarpa (H.J.P.Winkl.) Kosterm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea splendens Meisn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea standleyi C.K.Allen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea stricta Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea subcordata (Ruiz & Pav.) Nees Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea subtriplinervia Mart. ex Nees Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea surigaoensis Elmer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea sylvestris A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea teneriffae F.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea tenuiflora Mart. ex Nees Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea tolimanensis Zentmyer & Schieber Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea tomentosa (D. Don) Spreng. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea tranninensis Glaz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Persea trollii O.C. Schmidt Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea tubigera Mart. ex Nees Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea upendrae M.Gangop. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea velutina (Champ. ex Benth.) Kosterm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea venosa Nees & Mart. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea veraguasensis Seem. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea veraguensis Meisn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea vesticula Standl. & Steyerm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea viburnoides Meisn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea wallichii D.G.Long Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea wangchiana (Chun) Kosterm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea weberbaueri Mez Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Persea willdenovii Kosterm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea yacupeti D.Parodi Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Persea zentmyeri Schieber & B.Bergh Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 319 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Persea. Of these 118 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 35 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Persea. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 319 species names for the genus Persea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 118 37.0%
Synonym 98 30.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 103 32.3%

All names

The status of the 354 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Persea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 120 33.9%
Synonym 128 36.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 106 29.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 319 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Persea, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 116 94 0 0 210 65.8%
Low confidence 2 4 0 103 109 34.2%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Persea is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 79 58 0 6 0 143 44.8%
WCSP 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.3%
WCSP (in review) 39 40 0 96 0 175 54.9%