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Colubrina cubensis (Jacq.) Brongn. var. floridana
M.C. Johnst.
Florida snake-bark, Cuban nakedwood

Colubrina cubensis
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Rhamnaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas, Hispaniola).

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NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: In South Florida, known from southern Miami-Dade County and from one collection on Key Largo made in 1961 (Craighead s.n., USF).

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Colubrina cubensis var. floridana has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
Meissner Hammock Present Native

Colubrina cubensis var. floridana has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Colubrina cubensis var. floridana has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock

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Colubrina cubensis
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Colubrina cubensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Colubrina cubensis
Copyright by: George D. Gann