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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Calophyllum inophyllum L.
Beautyleaf, Alexandrian laurel

Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge

Family: Calophyllaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeast Asia; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported in 1971 by Robert W. Long and Olga Lakela as "possibly naturalized" in Miami and the lower Florida Keys. Sparingly naturalized. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.

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Calophyllum inophyllum has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge

Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge

Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge

Calophyllum inophyllum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr