Persea indica (L.) Spreng.
Laurus indica L.
Lauraceae
Persea indica (53357 octets)
Evergreen tree in the wild. Leaves alternate, elliptic to oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate, 8-25 cm long, 3-10 cm wide, entire, tough, glabrous, shining green above, paler beneath. Green to yellowish flowers in terminal panicles. Fruits elliptic 1,5-2 cm long, black when ripe. Tender, only for the Mediterranean coast.

Home: Canary , Madeira and Azores Islands

Other views: Horizontal centring

Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Persea indica by Plants for a future database

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