Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as presumed extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 76-77) based on two collections from near Lake Okeechobee in 1926 and 1947. No other records from South Florida are known.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000). For more images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.