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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Lawsonia inermis L.
Henna, Mignonette tree

Lawsonia inermis
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originally published in Wight, R., Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, vol. 1: t. 87 (1840) [Rungia]

Family: Lythraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Map of South Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

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

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Lawsonia inermis has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dry Tortugas National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Lawsonia inermis
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Wight, R., Illustrations of Indian botany, or figures illustrative of each of the natural orders of Indian plants, vol. 1: t. 87 (1840) [Rungia]