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Cryptostegia grandiflora (Roxb. ex R. Br.) R. Br.
Palay rubbervine

Cryptostegia grandiflora
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Botanical Register, vol. 5: t. 435 (1819) [S. Edwards]

Family: Apocynaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Cryptostegia grandiflora has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cape Romano - Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Cayo Costa State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Reported
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Doubtfully Present
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Cryptostegia grandiflora has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Cultivated Only

Cryptostegia grandiflora has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Cryptostegia grandiflora
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Botanical Register, vol. 5: t. 435 (1819) [S. Edwards]