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Bischofia javanica Blume
Javanese bishopwood

Bischofia javanica
Copyright by: Javier J. Rodríguez; Agrandar.

Family: Phyllanthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Tropical Asia; cultivated and naturalized elsewhere.

Map of Florida Locations

FLEPPC Status: Category I Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For more information and images, visit Florida Invasive Plant Species Mobile Field Guide (FLIP) or click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

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Bischofia javanica has been found in the following 78 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arch Creek Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Sadowski Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Black Creek Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bonair Beach Parcel, Martin County Present Not Native, Naturalized
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock parcel 28 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock parcel 31 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock parcel 33 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Chapman Field Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Coconut Creek Maple Swamp Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Coral Reef Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Eachus Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Enchanted Forest Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Florida City Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
George N. Avery Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Greynolds Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Highland Oaks Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ingram Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ives Estate Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Kendall Indian Hammocks Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Kendalwood Present Not Native, Naturalized
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lucille Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Meissner Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland #23 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Oleta River State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Peck Lake Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Quail Roost Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Riverbend Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rock Pit #34 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rolling Oaks Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ron Ehman Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Scrub Oak Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Secret Woods Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sewell Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Groves Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
South Dade Wetlands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tall Cypress Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Island Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tropical Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Warbler Wetland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Whispering Pines Hammock Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Woodmont Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Bischofia javanica has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Bischofia javanica has been found in the following 13 habitats :
Coastal Strand
Disturbed Upland
Floodplain Forest
Hydric Hammock
Maritime Hammock
Marl Prairie
Pine Rockland
Prairie Hammock
Rockland Hammock
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods
Shell Mound
Xeric Hammock

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Bischofia javanica
Copyright by: Javier J. Rodríguez; Agrandar.
Bischofia javanica
Copyright by: Javier J. Rodríguez; Agrandar.
Bischofia javanica
Copyright by: Javier J. Rodríguez; Agrandar.
Bischofia javanica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr