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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Chamaedorea seifrizii Burret
Bamboo palm

Chamaedorea seifrizii
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2012
In habitat as an invasive exotic, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Family: Arecaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico and Central America

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. Sparingly naturalized.

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Chamaedorea seifrizii has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized




Chamaedorea seifrizii has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock


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Chamaedorea seifrizii
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2012
In habitat as an invasive exotic, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Chamaedorea seifrizii
Copyright by: Michelle M. Smith, 2018
Naturalized at Florida City Pineland, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Chamaedorea seifrizii
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2012
In habitat as an invasive exotic, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Chamaedorea seifrizii
Copyright by: Paul Craft
from The Palm Nut Pages.

Chamaedorea seifrizii
Copyright by: Michelle M. Smith, 2018
Naturalized at Florida City Pineland, Miami-Dade County, Florida