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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
Little spurflower

Plectranthus amboinicus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Lamiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

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 cultivated nearly throughout the Florida Keys.

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Plectranthus amboinicus has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Plectranthus amboinicus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Plectranthus amboinicus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Plectranthus amboinicus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr