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Ocotea  Aubl.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 18189

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): sweetwood [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyLauraceae  – laurels  
                               GenusOcotea Aubl. – sweetwood  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Ocotea cuneata (Griseb.) M. Gómez  
                                  Species Ocotea floribunda (Sw.) Mez – laurel espada 
                                  Species Ocotea foeniculacea Mez – black sweetwood 
                                  Species Ocotea foetens (Aiton) Baill.  
                                  Species Ocotea leucoxylon (Sw.) Laness. – loblolly sweetwood 
                                  Species Ocotea moschata (Meisn.) Mez – nemoca 
                                  Species Ocotea portoricensis Mez – laurel de paloma 
                                  Species Ocotea spathulata Mez – nemoca cimarrona 
                                  Species Ocotea wrightii (Meisn.) Mez – Wright's laurel canelon 

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  Source: Lauraceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Ocotea   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ocotea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ocotea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ocotea   
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