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Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Senegal date palm

Phoenix reclinata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Step, E., Bois, D., Favourite flowers of garden and greenhouse, vol. 4: t. 289 (1896-1897) [D.G.J.M. Bois]

Family: Arecaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of South Florida Locations

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 Florida Keys Locations

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Sparingly naturalized nearly throughout the Florida Keys. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.

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Phoenix reclinata has been reported from the following 5 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized




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


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Phoenix reclinata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Step, E., Bois, D., Favourite flowers of garden and greenhouse, vol. 4: t. 289 (1896-1897) [D.G.J.M. Bois]

Phoenix reclinata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Jacquin, N.J. von, Fragmenta botanica, figuris coloratis illustrata, t. 24 (1809)