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Ochrosia elliptica Labill.
Elliptic yellowwood

Ochrosia elliptica
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Maiden, J.H., Forest Flora of New South Wales, vol. 8: t. 271 (1921-1924) [n.a.]

Family: Apocynaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Ochrosia elliptica has been found in the following 12 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bonair Beach Parcel, Martin County Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Beach Municipal Beach Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Oleta River State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Red Reef Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Ochrosia elliptica has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Ochrosia elliptica has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Disturbed Upland
Maritime Hammock
Rockland Hammock

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Ochrosia elliptica
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Maiden, J.H., Forest Flora of New South Wales, vol. 8: t. 271 (1921-1924) [n.a.]