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Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack
Orange jessamine

Murraya paniculata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Botanical Register, vol. 5: t. 434 (1819) [S. Edwards]

Family: Rutaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Murraya paniculata available from :

Murraya paniculata has been found in the following 25 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Beach, Lake Ida parcel Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Enchanted Forest Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rolling Oaks Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
The Barnacle State Historic Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Present Not Native, Naturalized
Zoo Miami Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Murraya paniculata has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Murraya paniculata has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Prairie Hammock
Rockland Hammock

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Murraya paniculata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Botanical Register, vol. 5: t. 434 (1819) [S. Edwards]