Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Inga Mill.

Inga laevigata M.Martens & Galeotti

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

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Pacific. Elevation range: 20–2300 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Caquetá, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Huila, Putumayo, Risaralda, Vaupés.
Habit
Tree.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Guamo de monte

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
guamo de monte

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree

[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. 20 - 2300 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.

Native to:

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

Inga laevigata M.Martens & Galeotti appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 8, 2007 Haber, W. [11923], Costa Rica Inga leiocalycina K000654621 No
Apr 6, 2005 Mora, E. [1443], Costa Rica Inga leiocalycina K000654619 No
Apr 6, 2000 Mora, E. [1443], Costa Rica Inga leiocalycina K000654620 No
Jan 1, 1996 Parker [s.n.], Guyana Inga leiocalycina K000328395 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Schomburgk [829 / 1391 B], Guyana Inga leiocalycina K000328396 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Riedel [110], Guyana Inga leiocalycina K000328397 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Maciel, U.N. [715], Pará Inga leiocalycina K000876672 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Prance, G.T. [5941], Rondônia Inga leiocalycina K000876670 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Yuncker, T.G. [8805], Honduras Inga leiocalycina K000082040 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Rabelo, B.V. [3163], Amapá Inga leiocalycina K000876665 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Eggers, H. [15464], Ecuador Inga leiocalycina K000328524 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1988 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [8079], Amazonas Inga leiocalycina K000876673 Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Berg, C.C. [P18440], Mato Grosso Inga leiocalycina K000876674 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [13707], Amazonas Inga leiocalycina K000876668 Yes
Jan 1, 1968 Prance, G.T. [58972], Maranhão Inga leiocalycina K000876669 Yes
Apr 2, 1917 Pennington R; et al [137], Bolivia Inga leiocalycina K001343490 Yes
Pennington, R.T. [137], Bolivia Inga leiocalycina 54758.000 No
Schomburgk [829 / 1391 B], Guyana Inga leiocalycina K000328398 Yes
Pennington R [137], Bolivia Inga leiocalycina K001343490 No
Krukoff, B.A. [6607], Brazil Inga leiocalycina K000876667 Yes
Pennington [13658], Costa Rica Inga leiocalycina K001343484 No
Sobel, G.L. [4898], Pará Inga leiocalycina K000876671 Yes
Cooper [492], Panama Inga leiocalycina K001343492 No
Dexter [6801], Peru Inga leiocalycina K001343494 No
Palacios [129], Colombia Inga leiocalycina K001343216 Yes
Jansen-Jacobs [3003], French Guiana Inga leiocalycina K001343486 No
Amaral, I.L. [449], Amazonas Inga leiocalycina K000876675 Yes
Ortiz [22], Ecuador Inga leiocalycina K001343493 No
da Silva Costa [574], Brazil Inga leiocalycina K001343489 No
Krukoff, B.A. [6607], Amazonas Inga leiocalycina K000876666 Yes
Rodríguez [9143], Costa Rica Inga leiocalycina K001343483 No
Maguire [53802], Venezuela Inga leiocalycina K001343491 No
Marshall [1988], Guatemala Inga leiocalycina K001343485 No
Lanjouw [912], Suriname Inga leiocalycina K001343488 No
Eggers, H. [15464], Ecuador Inga leiocalycina K000328525 Unknown type material Yes
Jansen-Jacobs [5482], Guyana Inga leiocalycina K001343487 No
Bolivia Inga leiocalycina K001475647 Yes
Bolivia Inga leiocalycina K001475648 Yes
Bolivia Inga leiocalycina K001475649 Yes
Bolivia Inga leiocalycina K001475650 Yes
Bolivia Inga leiocalycina K001475651 Yes
Peru Inga leiocalycina K001475652 Yes
Ruiz, J.; Melendez, W. [1362], Peru Inga leiocalycina K001475653 Yes
Peru Inga leiocalycina K001475654 Yes
Peru Inga leiocalycina K001475655 Yes
Peru Inga leiocalycina K001475656 Yes

First published in Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10(2): 320 (1843)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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