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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Tabebuia heterophylla (DC.) Britton
White-cedar

Tabebuia heterophylla
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, 2015
Cultivated plants in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA

Family: Bignoniaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: The West Indies (not the Bahamas); cultivated and naturalized in South Florida and elsewhere.

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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, Naturalized

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Widely cultivated and sparingly naturalized.

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Tabebuia heterophylla has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Little Hamaca Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Tabebuia heterophylla has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Tabebuia heterophylla
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, 2015
Cultivated plants in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA

Tabebuia heterophylla
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, 2015
Cultivated plants in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA

Tabebuia heterophylla
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, 2015
Cultivated plants in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA

Tabebuia heterophylla
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, 2015
Cultivated plants in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA

Tabebuia heterophylla
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, 2015
Cultivated plants in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA

Tabebuia heterophylla
Copyright by: Marcos A. Caraballo-Ortiz; Agrandar.