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Taxon: Inga edulis Mart.

 
Genus: Inga
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Ingeae
Nomen number: 20082
Place of publication: Flora 20(2, Beibl.):113. 1837
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Oct-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Nov-2005
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia (e.), Ecuador, Peru (e.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in neotropics)

References:

  1. Burkart, A. E. Las leguminosas Argentinas - silvestres y cultivadas, ed. 2. (Leg Argent)
  2. Croat, T. B. Flora of Barro Colorado Island. (F BarroColo)
  3. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  5. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. León, J. 1966. Central American and West Indian species of Inga (Leguminosae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 53:333.
  10. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  11. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  12. Pennington, T. D. The genus Inga, botany. 1997 (Inga) 742.
  13. Pittier, H. F. et al. Catálogo de la flora venezolana. (L Venez)
  14. Poncy, O. 1985. Le genre Inga (Légumineuses, Mimosoideae) en Guyane française Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Bot. 31:64.
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  18. Secretaria Pro-Tempore Tratado de Cooperacion Amazonica. (CoopAmaz)
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  20. Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber Flora del Avila. (F Avila)
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Inga edulis Mart. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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:

  • Fruit: 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=20082. Accessed 19 October 2018.