1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Inga Mill.
      1. Inga alba (Sw.) Willd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to S. Tropical America.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Guavo
    [ILDIS]

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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

    Inga alba (Sw.) Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2009 Sasaki, D. [1561], Mato Grosso K000579827
    Jan 1, 1996 Ducke, A. [24348], Amazonas K000328326
    Jan 1, 1996 Ducke, A. [954], Pará K000876208
    Jan 1, 1996 Silva, M. [2355], Pará K000876204
    Jan 1, 1996 Spruce, R. [2233], Amazonas K000876215
    Jan 1, 1996 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Pará K000876219
    Jan 1, 1996 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Pará K000876360
    Jan 1, 1996 Heringer, E.P. [6859], Brazil K000876197
    Jan 1, 1996 Heringer, E.P. [14693], Goiás K000876201
    Jan 1, 1996 Krukoff, B.A. [6573], Amazonas K000876209
    Jan 1, 1996 Krukoff, B.A. [6603], Amazonas K000876211
    Jan 1, 1996 Krukoff, B.A. [7037], Amazonas K000876214
    Jan 1, 1996 Pittier [13332], Venezuela K000328491 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1996 Pires, M.J. [1750], Pará K000876195
    Jan 1, 1996 Prance, G.T. [9373], Roraima K000876205
    Jan 1, 1996 Prance, G.T. [3522], Amazonas K000876207
    Jan 1, 1996 Austin, D.F. [7029], Amapá K000876196
    Jan 1, 1996 Ule, E.H.G. [5058], Amazonas K000876220
    Jan 1, 1996 Spruce [2289], Amazonas K000876216
    Jan 1, 1996 Spruce [1076], Pará K000876217
    Jan 1, 1996 Glaziou, A.F.M. [21083], Goiás K000876213
    Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [s.n.] K000876212
    Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [246], Pará K000876218
    Jan 1, 1996 Procópio, L.C. [17], Amazonas K000876193
    Jan 1, 1991 Ramos, J.F. [6652], Brazil K000876203
    Mar 1, 1990 Cid, C.A. [4493], Rondônia K000876199
    Jan 1, 1989 Pires, M.J. [1750], Pará K000876194
    Apr 18, 1988 Milliken, W. [777], Roraima K000876198
    Jan 1, 1988 Balée, W.L. [2660], Maranhão K000876200
    Jan 1, 1960 Irwin, H.S. [48067], French Guiana K000876202
    Pennington, T.D. [12538], Peru 55615.000
    Pennington, T.D. [12539], Peru 55661.000
    Pennington, T.D. [12546], Peru 55675.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13455], Bolivia 57554.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13455], Bolivia 62797.000
    Spironelo, W.R. [A41-1], Brazil 57628.000
    Spironelo, W.R. [A38-1], Brazil 59181.000
    Spironelo, W.R. [A38-1], Brazil 59186.000
    Spironelo, W.R. [A 14-1], Brazil 62843.000
    Krukoff, B.A. [6603], Brazil K000876210
    Archer, W.A. [7692], Pará K000876206

    First published in Sp. Pl. 4: 1013 (1806)

    Accepted by

    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • da Silva e Silva, W.L., Cajueiro Gurgel, E.S., Moreira dos Santos, J.U. & Falcão da Silva, M. (2013). Inventário e distribuição geográfica de Leguminosae no arquipélago de Marajó, PA, Brazil Hoehnea 40: 627-647.
    • 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.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • 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.
    • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Pennington, T.D. (1997). The genus Inga botany: 1-488. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Stevens, W. D., et al. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua, 85(2)... Missouri Bot. Gard. Press

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