Taxon: Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb.

 
Genus: Enterolobium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 15195
Place of publication: Fl. Brit. W. I. 226. 1860
Name Verified on: 04-Jun-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Jun-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 17 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Dict Gard)
  • Fuels: fuelwood (fide Firewood Cr)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_80.html,)
  • Materials: wood (fide Trop Leg)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Uncertain:

  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Suriname

  • Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Roraima
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela - Apure, - Zulia, - Aragua, - Barinas, - Cojedes, - Falcon, - Guarico, - Miranda, - Nueva Esparta, - Portuguesa, - Federal District, - Carabobo, - Lara, - Yaracuy
    • Western South America: Colombia

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • : Africa
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Malesia: Philippines; Singapore
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  • Barneby, R. C. & J. W. Grimes 1996. Silk tree, guanacaste, monkey's earring: a generic system for the synandrous Mimosaceae of the Americas. Part I. Abarema, Albizia, and allies Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 74(1):247, 248.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Dugand, A. 1966. Notas sobre la flora de Colombia y paises vecinos (Phytologia) 13:392.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  • Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. 2008 (L Venez ed2)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):142.
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  • Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. 1984- (F PuertoR)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford Legumes of Malesia: a checklist. 2004 (Leg Malesia)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  • National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  • National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. 1964 (F SonorDes)
  • Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. 1980 (F Baja)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)
  • Zhu, X. Y. et al. Legumes of China: a checklist. 2007 (Leg China)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.) Griseb. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image