Copyright by: George. D. Gann, 2021. In habitat, Delray Beach, Florida, USA.
Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Rare and scattered from western Miami-Dade County north to the eastern and northern shores of Lake Okeechobee. For many decades the more common Trema floridanum
has been placed into synonymy here.
Most plants in south Florida are Trema floridanum
. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map of both species together (as Trema micrantha
), visit the Exploring Florida
website. Also visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood
website for more information.
Synonyms: T. floridanum