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Dypsis lutescens (H. Wendl.) Beentje & J. Dransf.
Yellow palm, Areca palm

Dypsis lutescens
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, Palmiers, vol. 30: Palmiers, p. 107 (1945)

Family: Arecaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

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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Other data on Dypsis lutescens available from :

Dypsis lutescens has been found in the following 36 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bahia Honda State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bonair Beach Parcel, Martin County Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Beach, Lake Ida parcel Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Enchanted Forest Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Highland Oaks Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Kendalwood Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland #23 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Peck Lake Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rocky Point Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
The Barnacle State Historic Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trail Glades Range Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Island Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trinity Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Twin Rivers Present Not Native, Naturalized

Dypsis lutescens has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Dypsis lutescens has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Maritime Hammock
Mesic Hammock
Rockland Hammock
Scrub

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Dypsis lutescens
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, Palmiers, vol. 30: Palmiers, p. 107 (1945)