About this object

This evergreen tree is a member of the Pea family (Fabaceae). It can grow to over 35m (100 feet) in height and is often found along riverbanks. The fruits are green, hard and are eaten and dispersed by bats and rodents.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Andira inermis
  • Classification
  • Common name
  • Collector
    Joseph, Peter 'Nayo'; Manaure, K; Ostapkowicz, Joanna
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Americas: The Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad: Gran Couva
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Presented by Joanna Ostapkowicz, 2015
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Systematic Number: 182; Sample Number: 90; Site Number: 75
Object view = Natural Science
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