1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Inga Mill.
      1. Inga acrocephala Steud.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to S. Tropical America. It is used for food.

    [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 en Colombia; Alt. 30 - 2250 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Chalahuite, Swietiboontje, Vaina, Witte Bast Switbonki
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 30 - 2250 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Tree.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Guamo.

    Inga acrocephala Steud. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1996 Hostmann [1067], Surinam K000328366
    Jan 1, 1996 Martínez S., E.M. [25092], Mexico K000563854
    Jan 1, 1996 Sousa S., M. [11877], Mexico K000563852
    Jan 1, 1996 Meave del Castillo, J. [1583], Mexico K000563855
    Jan 1, 1991 Hernández A., C. [114], Mexico K000563853
    Jul 1, 1980 Maguire, B. [47112], Amapá K000876552
    Jul 1, 1980 Krukoff, B.A. [4759], Amazonas K000876554
    Jul 1, 1980 Krukoff, B.A. [6491], Amazonas K000876555
    Jan 1, 1980 Krukoff, B.A. [4759], Brazil K000876553
    Hostmann [1067], Surinam K000328367
    Pennington, T.D. [13581], Costa Rica Inga brevipedicellata 58680.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13568], Costa Rica Inga brevipedicellata 58805.000
    Pennington, T.D. [13581], Costa Rica Inga brevipedicellata 58807.000

    First published in Flora 26: 759 (1843)

    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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Acero Duarte, L. E., & del Amazonas, P. R. (1979). Principales plantas útiles de la Amazonia colombiana. No. 582 (861) ACE.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • Pennington, T. D. (1997). The Genus Inga: Botany. RBG Kew.

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    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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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    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
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