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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Growing Pacay, Inga Feuillei

Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Acacia farnesiana Sweet Acacia. Similar to the ice cream bean, and sometimes confused with it, the pacay is a large, podded fruit with edible white pulp surrounding large seeds.

If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Retrieved 23 December Inga sessilis Monkey Inga. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Inga Fabaceae.

Senna multiglandulosa Buttercup Bush. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Views Read Edit View history. Inga cinnamomea Inga Acu. Inga feuillei [2] DC.

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. They also have outstanding prospects as urban trees for much of the tropics. For another plant often called “Ice-cream bean”, see Inga edulis. It is often used as lumber in construction and furniture making.


This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Hundreds, see List of Inga species. A family can produce food without occupying the farmland used for food crops, because they can grow on sites neglected by agriculture.

Much of the research was done by Mike Hands at Cambridge University over a year period. Caesalpinia gilliesii Desert Bird of Paradise. These trees generally occur near river banks, so it has year round irrigation. Cassia x nealiae Cassia fistula x javanica Rainbow Shower Tree. Senna surattensis Singapore Shower. In Costa Rica, the fruit is also known as Guaba, and is associated with good luck.

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Growing Pacay, Inga Feuillei

Cassia closiana Golden Cassia. Its height can reach an average of 60 feet or taller and will stand temperatures as high as 30 degree Celsius when mature.

Young leaves Photograph by: Vicia faba Fava Bean. Hardiness Will stand temperatures to the 30’s when mature. Seeds should not be allowed to dry before planting and generally begin germination while still in the fruits. Bauhinia forficata Brazilian Orchid Tree. Acacia verticillata Prickly Moses.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cassia fistula Golden Shower Tree. Azure Blue Sweet Pea Lathyrus sativus.


Pacay and other inga trees have important futures. Growing Environment Naturally occurs near river banks, so it enjoys year-round irrigation. Inga common name shimbillo is a genus of small tropical, tough-leaved, nitrogen-fixing trees [3] and shrubs, subfamily Mimosoideae.

Senna alata Candle Bush. In Ecuador, Inga edulis is known as “guaba de bejuco” and, the other popular species there, Inga spectabilisas “guaba de machete”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. How many fingers does the typical human have? Retrieved 23 October The name derives from the fact that those of I. Cassia grandis Coral Shower Tree.

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Inga edulis Ice Cream Bean. In Central America, the seeds are cooked and eaten as a vegetable.