Inga feuillei. a.k.a. Ice Cream Bean. Similar to the ice cream bean, and sometimes confused with it, the pacay is a large, podded fruit with edible white pulp. Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Inga+feuilleei&redir=Inga+feuillei>. : 30 – 36″ Inga Feuillei FL Ice Cream Bean Tropical Fruit Tree Plant Pacay: Garden & Outdoor.

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Alley cropping techniques using species of Inga have been developed to restore soil fertilityand thereby stem the tide of continual slashing and burning of the rainforest.

Caesalpinia gilliesii Desert Bird of Paradise. In Costa Rica, the fruit is also known as Guaba, and is associated with good luck. Inga sessilis Monkey Inga. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 23 October Strongylodon macrobotrys Jade Vine. The fruits of the trees are quite edible and are often consumed by people of regions where this fruit grows. Inga Edible legumes Trees of Peru. Much of the research was done by Mike Hands at Cambridge University over a year period.


At low temperatures, these trees are often damaged. Seeds are not available for the Pacay.

Inga feuillei – Wikipedia

Pithecellobium flexicaule Texas Ebony. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Last update on They grow rapidly, are tolerant of diverse soils, and are resistant to disease and fire. Senna multiglandulosa Buttercup Bush. Pithecellobium dulce Manila Tamarind. In Ecuador, Inga edulis is known as “guaba de bejuco” and, the other popular species there, Inga spectabilisas “guaba de machete”.

For other uses, see Inga disambiguation. Its height can reach an average of 60 feet or taller and will stand temperatures as high as 30 degree Celsius when mature. They also have outstanding prospects as urban trees for much of the tropics. Vicia faba Fava Bean.

Ice-cream-bean Inga edulis parts drawing. The pulp covering the seeds is lightly fibrous and sweet, and rich in minerals; it is edible in the raw state. Acacia verticillata Prickly Moses.

Inga feuillei – Leguminosae: Neotropical plant images from Kew

Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc.


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The seeds are covered with sweet white powder. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

Inga feuilleei

Publisher University of Wisconsin Year ISBN Description An amazing and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the many genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus.

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Inga feuilleei is a legume tree that is medium to large in length. Leucaena leucocephala Koa Haole. The flowers are white with some green and the tree can produce fruits almost all year long. Retrieved from ” https: