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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Ochrosia elliptica Labill.
Elliptic yellowwood

Ochrosia elliptica
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Maiden, J.H., Forest Flora of New South Wales, vol. 8: t. 271 (1921-1924) [n.a.]

Family: Apocynaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

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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Ochrosia elliptica has been reported from the following 3 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only




Ochrosia elliptica has been reported for the following 3 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Coastal Berm
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock


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Ochrosia elliptica
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Maiden, J.H., Forest Flora of New South Wales, vol. 8: t. 271 (1921-1924) [n.a.]