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Hippomane mancinella L.
Manchineel

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

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

NatureServe Global Status: Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

FNAI State Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

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.

Hippomane mancinella
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Other data on Hippomane mancinella available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Hippomane mancinella has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Big Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Everglades National Park Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Lake San Pedro Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Torchwood Hammock Preserve Present Native


Hippomane mancinella has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native


Hippomane mancinella has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Rockland Hammock


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Hippomane mancinella
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Hippomane mancinella
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Hippomane mancinella
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer