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Melicoccus bijugatus Jacq.
Spanish lime

Melicoccus bijugatus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Sapindaceae

Group: Dicot

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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Melicoccus bijugatus has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Biscayne National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Simpson Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Melicoccus bijugatus has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Melicoccus bijugatus has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock

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Melicoccus bijugatus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Melicoccus bijugatus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr