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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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
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, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • 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, Zulia, Falcon, Miranda, Monagas, Federal District, Tachira, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Para]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, [Antioquia, Caldas, Cauca, Cordoba, Magdalena, Meta (n.), Santander, Sucre, Valle (s.), Choco, Guajira, Narino, Caqueta, Amazonas] Ecuador, [Azuay, Esmeraldas, Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbios] Peru [Amazonas, Cuzco, Huanuco, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martin, Ucayali]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Corrientes] Paraguay


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Puerto Rico


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  3. Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  4. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  5. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  6. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. (Esp Veg Prom) 8:43-51.
  7. Delorit, R. J. & C. R. Gunn Seeds of continental United States legumes (Fabaceae). 1986 (Leg Seeds US)
  8. Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. (L Mato Grosso)
  9. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  10. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:268-269.
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  13. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  14. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  15. Lebrun, J.-P. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional. 1972 (L SChad)
  16. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  17. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  19. Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  20. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  21. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  22. Mattos, N. F. 1979. O gênero Andira Lam. (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) no Brasil Acta Amazon. 9:261.
  23. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  24. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  25. Pennington, R. T. 2003. Monograph of Andira (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 64:43.
  26. Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)
  27. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark 1946. Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat) 5:164.
  28. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  29. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  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
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3115. Accessed 18 October 2018.