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Malpighia emarginata Sessé & Moc. ex DC.
Barbados-cherry

Malpighia emarginata
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Family: Malpighiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Native to Mexico and Central America; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized.

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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Malpighia emarginata has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Greynolds Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Malpighia emarginata has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Malpighia emarginata has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Malpighia emarginata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Malpighia emarginata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Malpighia emarginata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Malpighia emarginata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr