Persea spp. 
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Suriname

Species/Common Names:
Persea brenesii
Persea bullata
Persea campii
Persea conferta
Persea floccosa
Persea glabra
Persea julianae
Persea liebmanni
Persea nudigemma
Persea obtusifolia
Persea philippinensis
Persea ruizii
Persea schiedeana

Facts Summary:
Persea is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Suriname.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Persea brenesiiVU-IUCN1998Costa Rica
2. Persea bullataNT-IUCN2004Ecuador
3. Persea campiiVU-IUCN2004Ecuador
4. Persea confertaEN-IUCN2004Ecuador
5. Persea floccosaVU-IUCN1998Mexico
6. Persea glabraVU-IUCN1998Brazil
7. Persea julianaeVU-IUCN1998Suriname
8. Persea liebmanniVU-IUCN1998Mexico
9. Persea nudigemmaVU-IUCN2004Ecuador
10. Persea obtusifoliaVU-IUCN1998Costa Rica, Panama
11. Persea philippinensisVU-IUCN1998Philippines
12. Persea ruiziiVU-IUCN1998Peru
13. Persea schiedeanaVU-IUCN1998Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama

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