Copyright by: George D. Gann
Naturalized, Everglades National Park, Key Largo, Florida, 2013
Northern South America; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
Not Native, Naturalized
South Florida History and Distribution:
IRC considers this an emerging invasive in South Florida.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: