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Moringa oleifera Lam.
Horseradishtree

Moringa oleifera
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Wight, R., Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, vol. 1: t. 77 (1840) [Rungia]

Family: Moringaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Tropical Asia. Widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere.

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 Moringa oleifera available from :

Moringa oleifera has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Moringa oleifera has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Moringa oleifera has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Moringa oleifera
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Wight, R., Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, vol. 1: t. 77 (1840) [Rungia]