Philippines (Palawan Islands); widely cultivated in the tropics and subtropics but rarely naturalizing.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
Not Native, Naturalized
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
Not Native, Cultivated Only
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Although seedlings will recruit near the parent plant, we have no evidence that this is naturalized in the Florida Keys.