Inga affinis DC.

First published in Prodr. 2: 433 (1825)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to S. Tropical America. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

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

Introduced into:

Angola

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay. Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
  • 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.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Inga pilosula.]

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Molino, J.-F., Sabatier, D., Grenand, P., Engel, J., Frame, D., Delprete, P.G., Fleury, M., Odonne, G., Davy, D., Lucas, E.J. & Martin, C.A. (2022). An annotated checklist of the tree species of French Guiana, including vernacular nomenclature. Adansonia, sér. 3, 44: 345-903.
  • Pennington, T.D. (2019). Flora of Ecuador 96: 1-221. Gothenburg University.
  • 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.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • 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.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • 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

  • 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?
Spironelo, W.R. [A51-2] Brazil K:SPC-59164.000 No
Spironelo, W.R. [A51-5] Brazil K:SPC-59187.000 No
Spironelo, W.R. [A51-1] Brazil K:SPC-59170.000 No
Pennington, T.D.; Grandes, C. [12493] Peru K:SPC-54439.000 No
Jan 1, 1999 Ramos, J. [6715] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877109 Yes
Jun 1, 1998 Fernandes, A.; Matos [s.n.] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092044 Yes
Jun 1, 1998 Bezerra-Loiola, M.I.; Lima-Verde, L.W.; Melo, L.M.R. [256] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092045 Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Belém, R.P.; Magalhães, M. [714] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092033 No
Jan 1, 1998 Belém, R.P.; Magalhães, M. [714] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092032 No
Jan 1, 1996 Tweedie [s.n.] Uruguay Inga vera subsp. affinis K000328587 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Swainson [s.n.] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877095 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Burchell [4244] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877107 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Garcia, F.C.P.; Furlan, A. [730] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092050 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Luetzelburg, Ph.von [25851] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092028 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Burchell [2711] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877117 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Gardner, G. [985] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092024 Holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [1452] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877118 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Reineck; Czermak [95] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877108 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Riedel, L. [2914] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092057 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Sanderman, C. [2088] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877105 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Garcia, F.C.P.; et al. [716] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092046 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Glaziou [14642] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877094 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Lewis, G.P.; Andrade, S.M.M. [1891] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092030 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Jwurdaok, J.J.; Adderley, L.S. [42787] Colombia Inga vera subsp. affinis K001343167 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Garcia, F.C.P.; Furlan, A. [730] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092053 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Hooker [69] Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877087 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [1431] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877084 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Carvalho, A.M.; Grupo da Biologia [4114] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092042 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Burchell [2337] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877100 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Carvalho, A.M.; Grupo da Biologia [4114] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092039 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Tschá, M.; Lucena, M.F.A.; Marcon, A.B.; Oliveira, M. [43] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092043 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Hatschbach, G.; Guimarães, O. [47015] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092048 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Jardim, J.G.; Carvalho, A.M.; Amorim, A.M.; Silva, J.R. [86] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092040 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Luetzelburg, Ph.von [25851] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092027 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Schlim, L. [514] Colombia Inga vera subsp. affinis K001343166 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [1450] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877096 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [1435] Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877193 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Luetzelburg, Ph.von [25851] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092029 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [1435] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877083 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Killip, E.P. [37381] Venezuela Inga vera subsp. affinis K000328562 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Krukoff, B.A. [7244] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877113 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Prance, G.T.; Philcox, D.; Forero, E.; Coelho, D.F.; Ramos, J.F.; Farias, L.G. [5281] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877114 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Garcia, F.C.P.; Furlan, A. [732] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092051 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Garcia, F.C.P.; Furlan, A. [732] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092052 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Queiroz, L.P.; et al. [1168] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092055 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [s.n.] Uruguay Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877092 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [1435] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877088 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Pedra do Cavalo, G. [863] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092056 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [1452] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877093 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Sellow [s.n.] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877085 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Burchell [2535] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877101 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Castellanos, A. [24854] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877106 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Focke [s.n.] Suriname Inga vera subsp. affinis K000328459 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Garcia, F.C.P.; et al. [717] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092047 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Luetzelburg, Ph.von [25851] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092026 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Burchell [7632] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877112 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Ule, E. [7727] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877103 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Prance, G.T.; Philcox, D.; Forero, E.; Coelho, L.F.; Ramos, J.F.; Farias, L.G. [5281] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877115 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Spruce, R. [1556] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877099 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Lewis, G.P.; Andrade, S.M.M. [1891] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092031 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Queiroz, L.P.; et al. [2134] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092054 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Gardner [201] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877090 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Prance, G.T.; Silva, N.T. [58828] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877104 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Shultes, R.E.; Black, G.E. [8457] Colombia Inga vera subsp. affinis K001343168 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Hage, J.L.; Santos, E.B. [1880] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092041 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Gardner, G. [985] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092025 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [1431] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877089 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Sellow [124] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877086 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Burchell [5835] Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877091 Yes
Jan 1, 1968 Lindeman, J.C.; Haas, J.H. [3318a] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877111 Yes
Ferrucci, M.S.; Carvalho, A.M.; Jardim, J.G.; Sant'Ana, S.C. [1017] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092035 Yes
Arbo, M.M.; Ferrucci, M.S.; Araújo, L.C.F. [7862] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092037 Yes
Ferrucci, M.S.; Carvalho, A.M.; Jardim, J.G.; Sant'Ana, S.C. [1017] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092038 Yes
Garcia; Fabris [709] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K:SPC-62969.000 No
Tweedie [82] Argentina Inga vera subsp. affinis K000328588 Unknown Type Material Yes
Tweedie [s.n.] Uruguay Inga vera subsp. affinis K000328589 Unknown Type Material Yes
Garcia, F.C.P.; et al. [717] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K:SPC-62962.000 No
Hatschbach, G. [44159] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092049 Yes
Garcia, F.C.P.; Furlan, A. [730] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K:SPC-59946.000 No
Garcia, F.C.P.; Klitgaard, B.B. [695] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K:SPC-62970.000 No
Lindeman, J.C.; Haas, J.H. [3318] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877110 Yes
Focke [s.n.] Suriname Inga vera subsp. affinis K000328460 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ferrucci, M.S.; Carvalho, A.M.; Jardim, J.G.; Sant'Ana, S.C. [1017] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092036 Yes
Arbo, M.M.; Ferrucci, M.S.; Araújo, L.C.F. [7862] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000092034 Yes
Hatschbach, G.G.; Silva, J.M.; Deodato, F. [65275] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877116 Yes
Garcia, F.C.P.; et al. [716] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K:SPC-62917.000 No
Spruce [1554] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877097 Yes
s.coll. [1554] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877098 Yes
Glaziou [9774] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K000877102 Yes
Garcia, F.C.P.; Furlann, A. [732] Brazil Inga vera subsp. affinis K:SPC-62989.000 No

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