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Ixora coccinea L.
Scarlet jungleflame

Ixora coccinea
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge

Family: Rubiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Ixora coccinea available from :

Ixora coccinea has been found in the following 16 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cayo Costa State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Curry Hammock State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Gomez Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trail Glades Range Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Ixora coccinea has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Cultivated Only

Ixora coccinea has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Ixora coccinea
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge
Ixora coccinea
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in The botanical cabinet [C. Loddiges], vol. 4: t. 314 (1827) [G. Loddiges]