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Calophyllum inophyllum L.
Beautyleaf, Alexandrian laurel

Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge

Family: Calophyllaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeast Asia; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category I Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Calophyllum inophyllum available from :

Calophyllum inophyllum has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Crandon Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Oleta River State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Red Reef Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Secret Woods Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Warbler Wetland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Calophyllum inophyllum has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Calophyllum inophyllum has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Beach Dune
Disturbed Upland

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Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge
Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge
Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge
Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr