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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Schefflera arboricola (Hayata) Merr.
Dwarf umbrellatree, dwarf shefflera

Schefflera arboricola
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Araliaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

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, 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. Cultivated from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.

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Schefflera arboricola has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Schefflera arboricola
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Schefflera arboricola
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Schefflera arboricola
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr