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Livistona chinensis (Jacq.) R. Br. ex Mart.
Chinese fan palm

Livistona chinensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Arecaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Livistona chinensis has been found in the following 24 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Atlantic Dunes Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Sadowski Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Biscayne National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock parcel 31 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Chapman Field Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Kendall Indian Hammocks Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland #23 Present Not Native, Naturalized
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trail Glades Range Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tropical Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Present Not Native, Naturalized
Woodmont Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Livistona chinensis has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Livistona chinensis has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Hammock
Rockland Hammock

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Livistona chinensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Livistona chinensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr