South 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:
Possibly Extirpated or Extinct
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Treated as historical in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002), this was rediscovered in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park by Keith Bradley, Steven Woodmansee, Jimi Sadle, Melissa Abdo, Mike Owen and Kristie Wendelberger in May, 2003.