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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Spondias purpurea L.
Purple mombin

Spondias purpurea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Anacardiaceae

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

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

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. Sparingly naturalized and perhaps not well established. A specimen at FLAS needs to be examined.

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Spondias purpurea has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Spondias purpurea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Spondias purpurea
Copyright by: Shirley Denton