Endemic to South Florida in Miami-Dade County. G. utriculata, from which G. floridana was split, is a wide ranging species native to 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:
Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park
(Gann 2015), page 91.
G. utriculata, misapplied.