1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Inga Mill.
      1. Inga spectabilis (Vahl) Willd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Venezuela and W. Bolivia. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and for food.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Guavo
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2000 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Native and cultivated in Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 0 - 2000 m.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    [UPB]
    Food
    Food (Cárdenas & Ramírez 2004).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Galápagos, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Guamo cajeto, guamo macheto, guamo copero.

    Inga spectabilis (Vahl) Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 29, 2006 González, F. [577], Costa Rica K000654622
    Jan 1, 1996 Lawrence, A.E. [57], Colombia K001343093
    Jan 1, 1996 Lehmann, F.C. [s.n.], Colombia K001343098
    Jan 1, 1996 Hinds [s.n.], Colombia K000328527
    Jan 1, 1996 Fuchs, H.P. [22290], Colombia K001343094
    Jan 1, 1996 Jervise [s.n.], Colombia K001343097
    Jan 1, 1996 Jervise [s.n.], Colombia K001343099
    Jan 1, 1996 Jervise [s.n.], Colombia K001343100
    Jan 1, 1996 Kalbreyer, W. [824], Colombia K001343095
    Jan 1, 1996 Triana, J. [466], Colombia K001343096
    Pennington, T.D. [13706], Ecuador 29047.800
    Pennington, T.D. [13823], Ecuador 29047.813
    Pennington, T.D. [12554], Peru 55659.000
    Pennington, T.D. [12549], Peru 55669.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13349], Costa Rica 57477.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13634], Costa Rica 58708.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13747], Ecuador 59214.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13887], Ecuador 60669.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13908], Ecuador 60671.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13732], Ecuador 63313.000
    Ramos, J.E. et al. [4025], Colombia K001343203
    Ramos, J.E. et al. [4157], Colombia K001343204
    Edwads, K.S. [669], Colombia K001343205

    First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 4: 1017 (1806)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Soto, J., Pacheco, D., Zambrano, O. & Ortega, J. (2012). Revisión floriística del género Inga Miller (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae) en el eastado Zulia, Venezuela Acta botanica Venezuelica 35: 27-52.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Pennington, T.D. (1997). The genus Inga botany: 1-488. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org
    • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
    • Cárdenas, D., & Ramírez, J. G. (2004). Plantas útiles y su incorporación a los sistemas productivos del departamento del Guaviare (Amazonia Colombiana). Caldasia, 26(1), 95-110.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Pennington, T.D. (1997). The genus Inga botany: 1-488. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Stevens, W. D., et al. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua, 85(2)... Missouri Bot. Gard. Press

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
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