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Taxon: Inga alba (Sw.) Willd.

Genus: Inga
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Ingeae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 436397
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(2):1013. 1806
Name verified on: 25-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Sep-2004
No species priority site assigned.


Distributional range:

    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Oaxaca, Veracruz
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela - Amazonas, Apure, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro, Tachira, Trujillo
    Brazil: Brazil - Amapa, Amazonas, Ceara, Federal District, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Para, Rio de Janeiro, Roraima
    Western South America: Bolivia - Beni, La Paz, Pando, Santa Cruz; Colombia - Bolivar, Caqueta, Choco, Meta, Vaupes; Ecuador - Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbios; Peru




Check other web resources for Inga alba (Sw.) Willd.:

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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