Southeastern and central United States, the West Indies, Mexico , Central America, South America and the Old World.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of South Florida Locations
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of Florida Keys Locations
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
First collected on the island of Key West by Ferdinand Rugel in 1846 (Rugel 120, USF
). Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks and disturbed areas from the upper Keys to the lower Keys. We only have recent records of this for the lower Keys.