Pithecellobium dulce (Roxburgh) BenthamFabaceae

common name synonyms: camachile, guayamochil, Madrasthorn, Manila-tamarind, sweet-inga, monkeypod

scientific name synonyms: Mimosa dulcis Roxburgh, Inga dulcis (Roxburgh) Willdenow

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Rosidae

order: Fabales

growth form: tree, shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: Central America, South America

notes: introduced in the Philippine Islands and elsewhere; introduced in the U.S. (PUSDA)

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth