genus Inga

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Noun1.genus Inga - genus of tropical trees or shrubs
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Mimosoideae, subfamily Mimosoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
inga - any tree or shrub of the genus Inga having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers; cultivated as ornamentals
ice-cream bean, Inga edulis - ornamental evergreen tree with masses of white flowers; tropical and subtropical America
guama, Inga laurina - tropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers; used as shade for coffee plantations
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Delimitation of Argentine species within genus Inga (Mimosoideae) by means of numerical taxonomy.
Among the sampled species, 22 were infested by Anastrepha, and Fabaceae was the family with the highest number of infested species, all of them in the genus Inga. This may be a reflection of the locations where collections took place, as Inga spp.
Alley-cropping is by no means a new technique, but in combination with a species of the endemic Neotropical tree genus Inga, it offers a viable alternative for farmers in wet-zone rainforest areas.