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Tamarindus indica L.
Tamarind

Tamarindus indica
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Tropical Asia; widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere.

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the USDA PLANTS and Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants links below.

Other data on Tamarindus indica available from :

Tamarindus indica has been found in the following 16 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Attwood Addition, Indian Key Historic State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Big Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Biscayne National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Reported
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Greynolds Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Indian Key Historic State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Tamarindus indica has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Collier County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Lee County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Tamarindus indica has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock

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Tamarindus indica
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Tamarindus indica
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley