Southeastern United States (peninsular Florida, Texas), the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and 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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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, which according to his definition extended all the way south and west to West Summerland Key. We consider this native and extant from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.