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Veitchia arecina Becc.
Montgomery palm

Veitchia arecina
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2023.

Family: Arecaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Native to Old World; widely cultivated.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

South Florida History and Distribution: IRC considers this an emerging invasive in South Florida.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Veitchia arecina available from :

Veitchia arecina has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Atlantic Dunes Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Red Reef Park, including Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

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Veitchia arecina
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2023.