Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, southern Mexico, Central America and northern South America.
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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website for more information and images. Reported by John Kunkel Small in 1918 for Royal Palm Hammock
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:
First collected between 1838 and 1853 by John Loomis Blodgett on the island of Key West and on Big Pine Key. Reported in 1931 by John Kunkel Small for dry pinelands and hammocks in the lower Florida Keys. We consider this native and extant in the lower Florida Keys.