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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Eugenia uniflora L.
Surinam-cherry

Eugenia uniflora
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 141 [ser. 4, vol. 11]: t. 8599 (1915) [M. Smith]

Family: Myrtaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Widely cultivated and occasionally naturalized.

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Eugenia uniflora has been reported from the following 6 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Present Not Native, Naturalized
Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Little Hamaca Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Eugenia uniflora has been reported for the following 4 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock
Sinkhole


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Eugenia uniflora
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 141 [ser. 4, vol. 11]: t. 8599 (1915) [M. Smith]