Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and Old World tropics.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of South Florida Locations
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of Florida Keys Locations
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
First collected between 1838 and 1853 by John Loomis Blodgett on the island of Key West. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks and disturbed sites in the lower Keys. There is also a collection from Key Largo by Frank Craighead (s.n. USF) and a report for John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park by Roger Hammer (1992). No recent, verifiable records are known.