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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Plumeria obtusa L.
Frangipani

Plumeria obtusa
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Family: Apocynaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Bahamas, Greater Antilles and southern Mexico (Yucatan Peninsula).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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. First collected in 1966 by Robert W. Long and colleagues (2104 USF) on Big Pine Key. Sparingly naturalized in the Florida Keys.

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Plumeria obtusa has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Reported
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized




Plumeria obtusa has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock


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Plumeria obtusa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Plumeria obtusa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr