Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, Everglades National Park, Key Largo, Florida, 2013
Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico and Central America.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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website. Little's map exagerates the range of this species in the interior.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1884 by J. Cosmo Melvill for the island of Key West. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks from the upper Keys to the lower Keys. Reported for the lower sandy Keys by John H. Davis in 1942. We consider this native and extant throughout the Florida Keys.