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Phyllanthus acidus (L.) Skeels
Tahitian gooseberry tree

Phyllanthus acidus
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Family: Phyllanthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Phyllanthus acidus has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Doubtfully Present
Monroe County (Mainland) Not Native, Naturalized

Phyllanthus acidus has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Phyllanthus acidus
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Phyllanthus acidus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Phyllanthus acidus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr