Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.
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Map of South Florida Locations
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
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Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1884 by J. Cosmo Melvill for the island of Key West. Reported in 1931 by John Kunkel Small for low hammocks in the Florida Keys, including large stands in limestone sinkholes on North Key Largo. We consider this native and extant in the upper Keys and lower Keys.