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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Melochia pyramidata L.

Melochia pyramidata
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Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Doubtfully Native

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Apparently collected once. A specimen at USF needs to be examined.

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Melochia pyramidata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley