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Petitia domingensis Jacq.
Bastard stopper

Petitia domingensis
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Little, E.L., Wadsworth, F.H., Common trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, t. 228 (1964)

Family: Lamiaceae

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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Petitia domingensis has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Petitia domingensis has been found in the following habitat :
Pine Rockland

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Petitia domingensis
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Little, E.L., Wadsworth, F.H., Common trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, t. 228 (1964)