Avocado, Perseus and the American (lat. Persēa americāna) - an evergreen fruit tree; Perseus species of the genus of the family laurel (Lauraceae). The type species of the genus; important fruit crop. The fruits of the plant are also referred to avocados; their pulp is rich in vitamins and essential minerals. In addition to fruits, used wood, which goes for the manufacture of furniture and used as building material. Even in the deep woods of wild trees grow avokadiny much greater than those we are used to in our stores.