Inga vera Willd.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4. 4: 1010 (1806)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Venezuela and Bolivia, Caribbean. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and for fuel and food.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Jawa

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2021). https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.501.2.2. epublication.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New York Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L. Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • 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.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Niembro Rocas, A., Vázquez Torres, M. & Sáchez Sáchez, O. (2010). Árboles de Veracruz 100 especies para la reforstación estratégica: 1-253. Gombierno del Estado de Veracruz, México.
  • Pennington, T.D. (1997). The genus Inga botany: 1-488. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala. Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • 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.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew's Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
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Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New York Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L. Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • 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., 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.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Niembro Rocas, A., Vázquez Torres, M. & Sáchez Sáchez, O. (2010). Árboles de Veracruz 100 especies para la reforstación estratégica: 1-253. Gombierno del Estado de Veracruz, México.
  • Pennington, T.D. (1997). The genus Inga botany: 1-488. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
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  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • García Castro, N. J. (2011). Plantas nativas empleadas en alimentación en Colombia. Instituo de Investigaciones Biológicas Alexander von Humboldt. http://repository.humboldt.org.co/handle/20.500.11761/31275
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.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), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2015). Listado de especies de Productos No Maderables del caribe colombiano. 366 registros, aportados por: Garcia, H. (Contacto del Recurso), López Camacho, R. (Creador del recurso), Espitia Palencia, L. (Proveedor del metadatos). Versión 2.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_bst-caribe_plantae_2015
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Backer, C. A. (1963). Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Pennington, T. D. (1997). The Genus Inga: Botany. RBG Kew.
  • Stevens, W. D., et al. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua, 85(2)... Missouri Bot. Gard. Press

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 30, 2012 Cruz Espinosa, C.A.; et al. [2196] Mexico K000845070 Yes
Aug 30, 2012 Cruz Espinosa, C.A.; et al. [2191] Mexico K000845068 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Sasaki, D.; Piva, J.H. [2522] Brazil K000579826 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Sasaki, D.; Frisby, S.; Pena, E.M.; Henicka, G.S.; Piva, J.H. [2442] Brazil K000579817 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Manríquez, G.I.; Tenorio, G.C.; Martínez, J.; Ramos, F.A. [5283] Mexico K000654878 Yes
May 17, 2006 Delgado Salinas, A.; Barrera, E. [ADS2504] Mexico K000563995 Yes
Mar 30, 2006 Cervantes Peredo, L. [LCP62] Mexico K000563996 Yes
Jan 1, 2006 Brigada Dorantes [2904] Mexico K000564159 Yes
Jan 1, 2006 Meléndez López, E. [EML2309] Mexico K000563994 Yes
Jan 1, 2006 Cedillo Trigos, R. [3269] Mexico K000564160 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Delgado Salinas, A.; Barrera, E. [ADS2406] Mexico K000563992 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Delgado Salinas, A.; Barrera, E. [ADS2406] Mexico K000563993 Yes
May 13, 2004 González, L.; Garita, A. [2963] Costa Rica K000654632 Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Pérez-Garcia, E.A.; Reyes Diaz, B. [1011] Mexico K000564308 Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Pérez-Garcia, E.A.; Reyes Diaz, B. [1015] Mexico K000564309 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Tenorio L., P.; Romero de T., C.; Patiño, J.M.; Beltran, A. [8428] Mexico K000564069 No
Jan 1, 1996 Sousa S., M.; Andrade, G.; Cortés, L.; Ramamoorthy, T.P. [11924] Mexico K000564055 No
Jan 1, 1996 Tenorio L., P.; Martinéz, S.E.; Romero de, T.C. [403] Mexico K000564072 No
Jan 1, 1996 Martínez S., E.M.; Morales de Jesús, B. [3414] Mexico K000564075 No
Jan 1, 1996 Bates [s.n.] Mexico K000564064 No
Jan 1, 1996 Torres C., R.; Martínez, S.E. [366] Mexico K000564059 No
Jan 1, 1996 Rose, J.N. [1701] Mexico K000564063 No
Jan 1, 1996 Rose, J.N. [1437] Mexico K000564081 No
Jan 1, 1996 Torrey [26] Mexico K000564194 No
Jan 1, 1996 Torres C., R.; Martínez, S.E. [366] Mexico K000564071 No
Jan 1, 1996 Palmer, E. [250] Mexico K000564078 No
Jan 1, 1996 Tenorio L., P.; Romero de T., C. [13698] Mexico K000564058 No
Jan 1, 1996 Langlassé, E. [34] Mexico K000564073 No
Jan 1, 1996 Lyonnet, E. [668] Mexico K000564077 No
Jan 1, 1996 Sousa S., M.; Andrade, G.; Cortés, L.; Ramamoorthy, T.P. [11924] Mexico K000564070 No
Jan 1, 1996 Zamora, N.; Espinoza, R.; Pérez, D. [2370] Costa Rica K000654631 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Soto Núñez, J.C.; Torres C., R.; Palomino, G.; Mercado, P. [2666] Mexico K000564061 No
Jan 1, 1996 Lott, E.J.; Sanders, A.C.; Phillips, B.L.; Daniel, T.F. [3352] Mexico K000564054 No
Jan 1, 1996 Dorado R., O.R. [1149] Mexico K000564060 No
Jan 1, 1996 Torres C., R.; Cedillo, T.R. [128] Mexico K000564067 No
Jan 1, 1996 Rico, L.; Martínez, S.E. [967] Mexico K000564053 No
Jan 1, 1996 Langlassé, E. [932] Mexico K000564074 No
Jan 1, 1996 Torres C., R.; Tenorio, P.; Romero de T., C. [2606] Mexico K000564083 No
Jan 1, 1996 Bilimek [136] Mexico K000564080 No
Jan 1, 1996 Cochrane, T.S.; Wetter, M.A.; Rosales C., M. [11785] Mexico K000564082 No
Jan 1, 1992 Martínez S., E.; Ramos, C.H.; Lombera, R.; Guerrero, R. [25141] Mexico K000564306 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Vazquez V., L.; Phillips, B.L. [608] Mexico K000564065 No
Jan 1, 1985 Matuda, E. [17640] Mexico K000563990 Yes
Jan 1, 1980 Romero; Miranda; Gonzalez [45] Mexico K000563991 Yes
Külkamp, J.; Külkamp, A. [1292] Brazil K001516562 No
Fortes, E.A.; Fortes, A.R. [111] Brazil K001639670 No
Sousa S., M. [3268] Mexico K000564161 Yes
Projeto Flora Cristalino; Sasaki, D.; Yesilyurt, J.; Marques, E.; Viana, A.; Piva, J.H. [123] Brazil K000579402 Yes
Lawrence, A.; Miller, W. [257] Honduras K:SPC-59160.000 No
Costa, L.V. [s.n.] Brazil K000877082 Yes
Riba E., R. [217] Mexico K000563989 Yes
Sanders. A.C.; Phillips, B.L. [11008] Mexico K000564066 No
Fonseca J., R.M. [1998] Mexico K000564076 No

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