Pachira insignis

  • T. K. Lim


The species is native to Central America and South America – French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador and Peru.


Plant Part Young Leaf Moderate Water Water Requirement Edible Plant 
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Selected References

  1. Brako L, Zarucchi JL (1993) Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru, vol 45, Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis Mo, pp i–xl, 1–1286Google Scholar
  2. d’Eeckenbrugge GC, Ferla DL (2000) Fruits from America an ethnobotanical inventory. IPGRI/CIRAD-FLHOR.
  3. Funk V, Hollowell T, Berry P, Kelloff C, Alexander SN (2007) Checklist of the plants of the Guiana shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contrib US Natl Herb 55:1–584Google Scholar
  4. Hedrick UP (1972) Sturtevant’s edible plants of the world. Dover Publications, New York, 686 ppGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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