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Taxon: Andira inermis (W. Wright) Kunth ex DC.

 
Genus: Andira
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 3115
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:475. 1825
Link to protologue:
Comment: combination not validly published by Kunth (1824)
Name Verified on: 12-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • angelin  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • angelin-tree  (Source: Leg Seeds US) - English
  • cabbagebark  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • cabbagetree  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - English
  • andira-uchi  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • angelim  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • angelim-branco  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • angelim-da-várzea  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • angelim-liso  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pau-de-morcego  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • almendro  (Source: Hortus 3) - Spanish
  • ajunado  (Source: Esp Veg Prom) - Spanish (Bolivia)
  • manteco  (Source: Esp Veg Prom) - Spanish (Colombia)
  • cocu  (Source: Esp Veg Prom) - Spanish (Panama)

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Materials: wood (fide Syst Bot M 64:48.)
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, Sinaloa]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Bolivar, Zulia, Falcon, Miranda, Monagas, Federal District, Tachira, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Pará, Amapá]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, [Antioquia, Caldas, Cauca, Córdoba, Magdalena, Meta (n.), Santander, Sucre, Valle del Cauca (s.), Chocó, La Guajira, Nariño, Caquetá, Amazonas] Ecuador, [Azuay, Esmeraldas, Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbíos] Peru [Amazonas, Cusco, Huánuco, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martín, Ucayali]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Corrientes] Paraguay


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico]


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  3. Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali
  4. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  5. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames
  6. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 8:43-51. Note: = Andira inermis (Wright) Kunth
  7. Delorit, R. J. & C. R. Gunn. 1986. Seeds of continental United States legumes (Fabaceae)
  8. Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  9. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  10. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 11:268-269.
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  13. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  14. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  15. Lebrun, J.-P. et al. 1972. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional
  16. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  17. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen. 1989. Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  19. Liogier, H. A. 1981-. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  20. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  21. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  22. Mattos, N. F. 1979. O gênero Andira Lam. (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) no Brasil. Acta Amazon. 9:261.
  23. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  24. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  25. Pennington, R. T. 2003. Monograph of Andira (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 64:43. Note: lists as Andira inermis (W. Wright) DC.
  26. Sanjappa, M. 1992. Legumes of India
  27. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946. Flora of Guatemala. 5:164.
  28. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  29. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  30. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.

Check other web resources for Andira inermis (W. Wright) Kunth ex DC. :

  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.

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=3115. Accessed 16 July 2019.