South Florida, Greater Antilles, 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:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as critically imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 300-301) based on one extant occurrence in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Collier County, where still present. No new occurrences are known.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.
See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park
(Gann 2015), page 111 and Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000).