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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 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 (fide Trop Leg)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Syst Bot M 64:48.)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:268. 1997)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber; Syst Bot M 64:48.)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide F Guat; Syst Bot M 64:48. 2003)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad ; Sudan
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire ; Gambia ; Ghana ; Guinea-Bissau ; Mali ; Niger ; Nigeria ; Senegal ; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon ; Central African Republic
  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Durango, Sinaloa
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Para
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda ; Cuba ; Dominica ; Dominican Republic ; Grenada ; Guadeloupe ; Haiti ; Jamaica ; Martinique ; Puerto Rico ; St. Lucia ; St. Vincent and Grenadines ; Trinidad and Tobago ; Virgin Islands (U.S.) St. Croix
    • Central America: Belize ; Costa Rica ; El Salvador ; Honduras ; Nicaragua ; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana ; Guyana ; Suriname ; Venezuela Bolivar, Delta Amacuro, Falcon, Federal District, Miranda, Monagas, Tachira, Zulia
    • Southern South America: Argentina Corrientes; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia ; Colombia Amazonas, Antioquia, Caldas, Caqueta, Cauca, Choco, Cordoba, Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Narino, Santander, Sucre, Valle; Ecuador Azuay, Esmeraldas, Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbios; Peru Amazonas, Cuzco, Huanuco, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martin, Ucayali

  • Cultivated

  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Puerto Rico

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. 1971- (F Senegal)
  • Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 1989-1998 (Esp Veg Prom) 8:43-51.
  • Delorit, R. J. & C. R. Gunn Seeds of continental United States legumes (Fabaceae). 1986 (Leg Seeds US)
  • Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. (L Mato Grosso)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:268-269.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Lebrun, J.-P. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional. 1972 (L SChad)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  • 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, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. 1981- (F Hispan)
  • Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. 1984- (F PuertoR)
  • Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  • Mattos, N. F. 1979. O gênero Andira Lam. (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) no Brasil Acta Amazon. 9:261.
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  • Pennington, R. T. 2003. Monograph of Andira (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 64:43.
  • Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • 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
  • 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.