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Terminalia molinetii M. Gómez
Spiny black-olive

Terminalia molinetii
Copyright by: Karolina Weclawska
cultivated plant in South Florida

Family: Combretaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico (Quintana Roo) and Central America (Belize).

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Synonyms: Bucida molinetii (M. Gómez) Alwan & Stace, Bucida spinosa (Northr.) Jenn.

Other data on Terminalia molinetii available from :

Terminalia molinetii has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Terminalia molinetii has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County
Miami-Dade County


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Terminalia molinetii
Copyright by: Karolina Weclawska
cultivated plant in South Florida
Terminalia molinetii
Copyright by: Karolina Weclawska
cultivated plant in South Florida
Terminalia molinetii
Copyright by: Karolina Weclawska
cultivated plant in South Florida
Terminalia molinetii
Copyright by: Karolina Weclawska
cultivated plant in South Florida