Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Inga edulis - Ice-Cream Bean
Edible Portion: Pod Pulp, Fruit, Aril
A medium to large tree. It can be 10-20 m high. The trunk is 35-40 cm wide. The leaves are compound. They are 10-25 cm cm long. There are 4-6 pairs of leaflets. The flowers are near the ends of branches. The fruit is a long pod. It can be 1 m long and 2.5-3 cm wide. It is green. The pulp is bright white.