Skip to Main Content
Inga paterno HarmsAuthor(s): Nadia Navarrete-Tindall; Hugo Aragon
Source: In: Vozzo, J. A., ed. Tropical Tree Seed Manual: Part II, Species Descriptions. Agric. Handb. 712. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 523-525
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: North Central Research Station
PDF: Download Publication (315.86 KB)
DescriptionInga paterno is native to southern Mexico and Central America (Zarucchi 1986). Inga paterno is a fast-growing tree, reaching 10 m to 20 m in height and 44 cm d.b.h. Inga paterno has pinnately compound leaves with four to five elongated and entire leaflets (Guzmin 1980). Leaves are copper-red and soft when young, and dark green and rigid when mature. In El Salvador it grows from sea level to 2000 m in moist and welldrained soils. It is found along streams and in riparian zones.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationNavarrete-Tindall, Nadia; Aragon, Hugo. 2002. Inga paterno Harms. In: Vozzo, J. A., ed. Tropical Tree Seed Manual: Part II, Species Descriptions. Agric. Handb. 712. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 523-525
- Foliar pathogen and insect herbivore effects on two landslide tree species in Puerto Rico
- Light and nutrient effects on growth and allocation of Inga vera(Leguminosae), a successional tree of Puerto Rico.
- Comptonia peregrina
XML: View XML