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Muntingia calabura L.
Strawberrytree

Muntingia calabura
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Muntingiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico, Central America and South America. Widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere.

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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Other data on Muntingia calabura available from :

Muntingia calabura has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Sadowski Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ludlam Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Oleta River State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Drive Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Muntingia calabura has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Muntingia calabura has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Muntingia calabura
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley