An avocado is a berry fruit. It has medium dark green or dark green bumpy or smooth skin depending on the variety.
|Avocado fruit and foliage, Réunion island|
The Mexican food called guacamole is made of avocados. Many other foods are also made from avocado.
Avocado is poisonous to some animals. Many animals will get very sick or die if they eat avocado.
- "Persea americana Mill., The Plant List, Version 1". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden. 2010.