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Pecluma plumula (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) M.G. Price
Plume polypody

Pecluma plumula
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2006
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

Family: Polypodiaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Epiphyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 71.

Other data on Pecluma plumula available from :

Pecluma plumula has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Fern Forest Nature Center Recorded as Present in Error
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native

Pecluma plumula has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Native
Martin County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Pecluma plumula has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Hammock
Rockland Hammock

All Images:

Pecluma plumula
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2006
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Pecluma plumula
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal
In habitat, Sumpter County, Florida
Pecluma plumula
Copyright by: Gil Nelson