This book describes the 91 known Peruvian species of Inga (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Each species has a short botanical description, a superb full-page line illustration, a distribution map and information on phenology, ecology, actual and potential uses. There is an account of the ecology and vegetation of Peru and a chapter on utilization, species selection, seed collection and storage, propagation and management. Also included is a key for the identification of species, glossary of botanical terms, list of herbarium specimens studied and indexes of scientific and vernacular names. The text is in Spanish.
Reynel, C.; Pennington, T.D. (1997). El genero Inga en el Peru, morfologia, distribucion y usos. 228pp. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, UK. ISBN:1-90034-720-2.