1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Andira Lam.
      1. Andira taurotesticulata R.T.Penn.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama to NW. Venezuela and Ecuador. It is used to provide shade shelter and as animal food, boundry barrier support and an ornamental plant.

    [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. 500 - 2100 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 500 - 2100 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Tree.
    [UPB]
    Animal Food
    Eaten by animals (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Boundary Barrier Support Plants
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for barriers (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Ornamentals
    Live plant (in situ) - Ornamental (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Shade Shelter
    Live plant (in situ) - Used as shade plants for cattle (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Wood
    Used for columns (Carvajal et al. 2014).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Panamá, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Macano, macano negro, palocruz, cojón de toro.

    Andira taurotesticulata R.T.Penn. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Syst. Bot. Monogr. 64: 56 (2003)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Carvajal, L., Ariza, W., Caro, L., Valero, N. (2014). Especies forestales representativas del Sur Oriente de Boyacá. Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/