Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2013
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Key Largo, Florida
Southeastern United States (peninsular Florida, the Gulf Coast of Texas), the West Indies (Lesser Antilles), Mexico, Central America and South America; reported from Cuba (Griseb.) and naturalized in the Virgin Islands.
State of Florida Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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A. floridanus, A. pentagonus.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks in the upper Keys. First reported for the lower sandy Keys by John H. Davis in 1942. We consider this native and extant throughout the Florida Keys.