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Mimusops balata (Aubl.) C.F. Gaertn.
Ausubo, Balata

Family: Sapotaceae

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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Mimusops balata has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Delray Beach Municipal Beach Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
South Beach Park Present Not Native, Naturalized


Mimusops balata has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Maritime Hammock