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Pentas lanceolata (Forrsk.) Deflers
Star-cluster, Egyptian star-cluster

Pentas lanceolata
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Family: Rubiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

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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Pentas lanceolata has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only


Pentas lanceolata has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Pentas lanceolata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Pentas lanceolata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Pentas lanceolata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Pentas lanceolata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr