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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Citrus medica L.
Citron

Citrus medica
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Vietz, F.B., Icones plantarum medico-oeconomico-technologicarum, vol. 1: t. 62 (1800) [F.B. Vietz]

Family: Rutaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Native to the Old World (Tropical Asia); occasionally cultivated elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Assumed to be Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for hammocks, but most likely persisting from cultivation.

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Citrus medica
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Vietz, F.B., Icones plantarum medico-oeconomico-technologicarum, vol. 1: t. 62 (1800) [F.B. Vietz]