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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Muntingia calabura L.
Strawberrytree

Muntingia calabura
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Muntingiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico, Central America and South America. Widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere.

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, 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. Sparingly naturalized.

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Muntingia calabura has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized




Muntingia calabura has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Muntingia calabura
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley