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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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 17 (8 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Veracruz]

    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, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia


    Uncertain

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Suriname


References:

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  2. 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)
  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.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  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). (Ecocrop)
  7. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  8. 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)
  9. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  10. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  13. Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):142.
  14. Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  15. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  16. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  19. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  20. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford Legumes of Malesia: a checklist. 2004 (Leg Malesia)
  21. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  22. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  23. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  24. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  25. National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  26. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  27. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  28. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  29. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
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  31. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)
  32. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  33. Zhu, X. Y. et al. Legumes of China: a checklist. 2007 (Leg China)

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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15195. Accessed 16 October 2018.