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Drypetes lateriflora (Sw.) Krug & Urb.
Guiana-plum

Drypetes lateriflora
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

Family: Putranjivaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

State of Florida Status: Threatened

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood website for more information and images. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Drypetes lateriflora available from :

Drypetes lateriflora has been found in the following 38 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Native
Atlantic Dunes Park Present Native
Bartlett Estate Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 33 Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Native
Greynolds Park Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Native
Long Key State Park Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Present Native
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Native
Red Reef Park Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Simpson Park Present Native
The Barnacle State Historic Park Present Native
Twin Rivers Present Native
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Present Native
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Present Native

Drypetes lateriflora has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Drypetes lateriflora has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Maritime Hammock
Mesic Hammock
Rockland Hammock

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Drypetes lateriflora
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee
Drypetes lateriflora
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee
Drypetes lateriflora
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee
Drypetes lateriflora
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee
Drypetes lateriflora
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee
Drypetes lateriflora
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, Dominican Republic, 2011