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Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman
Queen palm

Syagrus romanzoffiana
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Arecaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

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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. This has naturalized on the South Florida mainland and should be expected to naturalize in the Florida Keys.

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Syagrus romanzoffiana has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Ramrod Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Syagrus romanzoffiana
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Syagrus romanzoffiana
Copyright by: Christina G. Stocking, 2016.