Definition of Inga laurina
1. Noun. 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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Literary usage of Inga laurina
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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"inga laurina for coffee shade, 243. Inga vera for coffee shade, 243. Ingenhousz quoted, 30. Inheritance and environment, 21. Ink caps, 476. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1904)
"And that one not recognized as good coffee shade, being far inferior to the Guam£ (inga laurina) and the Guaba (/. vera). We are prepared to receive almost ..."
3. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"... in all parts of Porto Rico; on nearly evi-rione of the host plant«. Sometimes the rust is so abundant as to appear fairly destructive. inga laurina. ..."
4. On the Cultivation of Liberian Coffee in the West Indies by Henry Alfred Alford Nicholls (1881)
"The trees always used in Dominica to form these protective belts were of two kinds, the ' Pois- doux' (inga laurina) and the ' Eose-apple ..."
5. A Handbook of Tropical Gardening and Planting, with Special Reference to Ceylon by Hugh Fraser Macmillan (1914)
"... much planted for shade amongst Tea, also for wind-belts, fuel reserve, &c., in Ceylon. Thrives best from 1.500 to 4.000 feet. inga laurina. ..."