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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Jun-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 17 (8 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry; ornamental; shade/shelter; soil improver
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • 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]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Roraima]
    • 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, St. Lucia, United States [Puerto Rico]


    Uncertain

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Suriname


References:

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  2. Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85
  3. 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. Note: mentions
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Dugand, A. 1966. Notas sobre la flora de Colombia y paises vecinos. Phytologia 13:392.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Enterolobium+cyclocarpum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  8. Funk, V. et al. 2007. 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.
  9. Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezuela.
  10. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: cult.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  13. Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):142.
  14. Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998-. Flora de la República de Cuba
  15. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  16. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen. 1989. Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  18. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  19. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  20. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist
  21. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
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  24. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  25. National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production
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  27. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
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  30. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  31. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  32. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.
  33. Zhu, X. Y. et al. 2007. Legumes of China: a checklist

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

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15195. Accessed 11 December 2019.