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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl.
Bottle gourd

Lagenaria siceraria
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Annual

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: Presumed Extirpated

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. Collected once in 1919 on Lignumvitae Key by John Kunkel Small (s.n., USF).

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Lagenaria siceraria has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized




Lagenaria siceraria has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Lagenaria siceraria
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Lagenaria siceraria
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Lagenaria siceraria
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr