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accepted Andira inermis (Wright) DC.

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Andira inermis

Accepted name

Andira inermis (Wright) DC.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9


Andira grandiflora Guill. & Perr.4
Andira jamaicensis (Wright) Urb.3
Geoffroea inermis (Wright) Wright2, 3, 5, 10
Geoffroea inermis Wright10
Geoffroea jamaicensis Wright var. inermis Wright3
Vouacapoua inermis (Wright) A. Lyons11


Tribe: Dalbergieae;  Genus: Andira

Vernacular names

Aboranzork12; Alemendro12; Almendro13; Almendro12; Almendro Cimarr˘u13; Almendro de rio11; Andira Uchi12; Andirauchi4; Angelim4; Angelim12; Angelim-branco12; Angelim-liso12; Angelin Tree3; Angelino12; Anndj‚linn14; Arenillo12; Avineira4; Bastard Mahogany3; Bastard Mahogany15; Bastard Mahogany16; Bois Palmiste17; Cabbage Bark3; Cabbage-tree12; Cabbagebark12; Cabbagibark12; Caconnier Rouge14; Chirai12; Cocu12; Cuilembuca12; Cumaruana12; D‚d‚fouden14; Guacamayo13; Guaycamayo12; Jumbie Bead14; L'Ang‚lin14; Lombrigueira4; Macayo12; Maea Colorada12; Manga-brava4; Moca12; Moca Blanca12; Morcegueira4; Morcegueira12; Moza Blanca12; Palo de Burro17; Palo Maco17; Pau-palmeira12; Pilon12; Pleasant-wood12; Quilla12; Sarinette14; Sucupira da V rzea4; Sucurira-de-varzea4; Tobago-chapermo12; Uchi12; Uchirana12; Umare12; Vchirama4; West Indian Walnut14; Yaba18; Yaba12


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Medicine19; Toxins19; Wood19; Chemical products20; Environmental16; Environmental21; Medicine22; Medicine12; Medicine21; Medicine20; Miscellaneous23; Wood4; Wood22; Wood12; Wood21; Wood20


Native of Tropical Africa and America.7

Geographical records

Africa7, 10:   Cameroon(N)1, Central African Republic(N)1, Chad(N)1, Ghana(N)24, Guinea Bissau(N)24, Ivory Coast(N)1, Mali(N)1, Niger(N)24, Nigeria(N)1, 24, Senegal(N)1, Sudan(N)1, The Gambia(N)1, Togo(N)24, Uganda(N)1

Asia6, 8, 9, 14:   India(I)6, India-ISO(I)6, Sabah(N)14, Singapore(I)9, Sri Lanka(I)8

Brazil:   Amapa4, Amazonas4, Mato Grosso4, Para4, Roraima5

Caribbean1, 2, 3, 14, 17, 18, 21:   Antigua-Barbuda(N)14, Dominica(N)21, Dominican Republic(N)17, Grenada(N)14, Guadeloupe(N)14, Haiti(N)17, Jamaica(N)2, Martinique(N)14, Puerto Rico(N)3, St Lucia(N)21, St Vincent(N)14, Trinidad & Tobago(N)14, Virgin Is(N)21

Central America10, 11, 13, 14, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32:   Belize(N)13, 28, 29, Costa Rica(N)21, 30, 32, El Salvador(N)13, 29, 31, Guatemala(N)13, Honduras(N)21, Mexico (North & Central)(N)13, 29, Mexico (South East)(N)13, 14, 25, 26, Nicaragua(N)11, 21, Panama(N)13, 26, 27, 29, 32

India:   West Bengal6

Indian Ocean7:   Mauritius(I)7

North America2, 3, 33, 34:   United States(N)2, 3, 33, 34

Pacific Ocean15, 16:   Fiji(I)15, 16

South America1, 4, 5, 7, 9, 14, 21, 26, 30, 35, 36, 37:   Argentina(N)21, Bolivia(N)14, 26, Brazil(N)4, 5, 26, 30, 35, Colombia(N)21, Ecuador(N)4, French Guiana(N)36, 37, Guyana(N)4, 37, Paraguay(N)21, Peru(N)4, 26, Surinam(N)37, Trindade-Martin Vaz(N)14, Venezuela(N)21

United States:   Florida2, 3, 33, 34

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Guineo-Congolian forest1; Sudanian woodland24

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17;  Distribution38;  Illustration1, 3, 10, 17, 39


2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 2005-10 Agababian M (French vern. names)


1:Brenan, J.P.M. (1967) Caesalp. In: Flora Trop. East Africa. Milne-Redhead & Polhill
2:Adams, C.D. (1972) Flowering Plants of Jamaica Univ. West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
3:Liogier, A.H. (1988) Desc. Flora Puerto Rico & Adjacent Is-Spermatophyta Vol. II
4:Mattos, N.F. (1979) Acta Amazonica 9 (2): 241-266 O genero Andira Lam. no Brasil
5:Lewis, G.P. & Owen, P.E. (1989) Legumes Ilha de Maraca
6:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
7:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
8:Rudd, V.E. (1991) A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
9:Keng, H. (1990) Concise Flora of Singapore. Singapore
10:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
11:Stevens, W.D., et al. (2001) Flora de Nicaragua, 85 (2)... Missouri Bot. Gard. Press
12:Pio Correa, M. (1931) Dictionario das plantas Uteis do Brasil. 6v.
13:Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J. A (1946) Fieldiana, Bot. 24 (5): 1-425 Leguminosae
14:Howard, R.A. et al. (1988) Dicotyledoneae Part 1. Fl. Lesser Antilles Arnold Arboretum
15:Smith, A.C. (1985) Flora Vitiensis Nova, Vol. 3.
16:Parham, J.W. (1972) Plants of the Fiji Islands
17:Liogier, A.H. (1985) La Flore de la Espanola. III
18:Leon, H. & Alain, H. (1951) Flora de Cuba 2: 224-367 Leguminosas
19:Dalziel, J.M. (1937) The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa
20:Ambasta, S.P. (1986) The useful plants of India
21:Pennington, R.T. (1994) Taxonomy & Molecular Syst. of Andira. Unpublished D. Phil.
22:Lock, J.M. (1989) Legumes of Africa: a check-list. RBG Kew.
23:Santapau, H. & Henry, A.N. (1983) A dictionary of the flowering plants in India
24:Keay, R.W.J. (1958) Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2; Vol. 1, part 2
25:Breedlove, D.E. (1986) Listados Floristicos de Mexico 4: 90-112 Flora de Chiapas
26:Croat, T.B. (1978) Stanford Univ. Press Fl. Barro Colorado Island
27:D'Arcy, W.G. (1987) Monogr. Syst. Botany Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora Panama.
28:Dwyer, J.D. & Spellman, D.L. (1981) Rhodora 83 (834): 161-236 A List of Dicotyledoneae of Belize
29:Matuda, E. (1981) Gobierno del Estado de Mexico. Las Legum. del Estado Mexico
30:Standley, P.C. (1937) Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 18 (2): 487-559... Costa Rica
31:Berendsohn, W.G. & AranivaGonza (1979) Cuscatlania 1 (2): 1-16
32:McHargue, L. (1995) Personal Communication (report of January 1995)
33:Long, R.W. & Lakela, O. (1976) A Flora of Tropical Florida 962pp
34:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
35:Ducke, A. (1949) Bol. Tecn. Inst. Agron. N. 18: 1-248 Notas Flora Neotropica-II: Ama
36:Lemee, A. (1952) Flore de la Guyane francaise 2: 36-162 Legumineuses
37:Roosmalen, M.G.M. van (1985) Fruits of the Guianan Fl. 483 pp.
38:Polhill, R.M. (1969) Kew Bull. 23: 483-490. Notes on EA Dalbergieae
39:Aubreville, A. (1950) La Flore Forestiere Soudano-Guineene

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