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Crescentia cujete L.
Black calabash

Crescentia cujete
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Bignoniaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Crescentia cujete available from :

Crescentia cujete has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Simpson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Crescentia cujete has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Cultivated Only


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Crescentia cujete
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley