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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Zamia furfuracea L. f.
Cardboard-palm

Zamia furfuracea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Zamiaceae

Group: Gymnosperm

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southern Mexico (Veracruz).

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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. This is just beginning to naturalize in the Florida Keys. First observed as invasive by Keith A. Bradley in 2006 at the National Key Deer Refuge. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.

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Zamia furfuracea has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized




Zamia furfuracea has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland


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Zamia furfuracea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley