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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms
Australian umbrellatree

Schefflera actinophylla
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Araliaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Australia and New Guinea; widely cultivated and escaping.

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. Widely cultivated and occasionally naturalized from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.

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Schefflera actinophylla has been reported from the following 9 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lake San Pedro Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, Klopp Tract Present Not Native, Naturalized
Little Hamaca Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Little Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only




Schefflera actinophylla has been reported for the following 4 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock
Sinkhole


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Schefflera actinophylla
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley