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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Malpighia emarginata Sessé & Moc. ex DC.
Barbados-cherry

Malpighia emarginata
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Family: Malpighiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Native to Mexico and Central America; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

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, Cultivated Only

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. Occasionally cultivated in the Florida Keys.

Other data on Malpighia emarginata available from :


Malpighia emarginata has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Malpighia emarginata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Malpighia emarginata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Malpighia emarginata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Malpighia emarginata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr