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Persea americana

Taxonomy ID: 3435 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3435)
current name
Persea americana Mill.
homotypic synonym:
Persea americanum
Genbank common name: avocado
NCBI BLAST name: flowering plants
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Persea gratissima C.F.Gaertn., nom. illeg. superfl., nom. illeg., nom. superfl. 1),2)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; Magnoliidae; Laurales; Lauraceae; Persea
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 17,477 17,303
Protein 829 699
Genome 1 1
Popset 70 70
GEO Datasets 121 121
PubMed Central 920 920
Gene 127 127
SRA Experiments 224 209
Identical Protein Groups 280 253
Bio Project 40 33
Bio Sample 224 213
Assembly 3 2
Probe 11 11
PubChem BioAssay 2 2
Taxonomy 6 1


Comments and References:

GRIN taxonomy
Name verified on date of entry into database in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
PLANTS National Database
Name verified on date of entry into database in: USDA, NRCS. 2004. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
Flora of China - Lauraceae
Shugang Li, Xi-wen Li, Jie Li, Puhua Huang, Fa-Nan Wei, Hongbin Cui & Henk van der Werff. Lauraceae. In Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. 2008. Flora of China. Vol. 7 (Menispermaceae through Capparaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online version
TROPICOS (Mar 12, 2013)
Name accessed on 12 March 2013 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Persea americana

External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

LinkOut Subject LinkOut Provider
Persea americana taxonomy taxonomy/phylogenetic Arctos Specimen Database
Persea americana P. Mill. taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
GOLD: Go0452581 organism-specific Genomes On Line Database
Show Biotic Interactions taxonomy/phylogenetic Global Biotic Interactions
Persea americana P. Mill. taxonomy/phylogenetic Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Persea americana taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
Persea americana taxonomy/phylogenetic Plants of the World Online
Persea americana taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
Persea americana Mill. taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
search W3TROPICOS taxonomy/phylogenetic Vascular Tropicos
WebScipio: Persea americana organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
diArk: Persea americana organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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