Peninsular Florida, the West Indies and South America; adventive but not persistant elsewhere in the United States.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of South Florida Locations
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of Florida Keys Locations
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks and disturbed sites in the lower Keys. We consider this native and extant from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.