South Florida and the West Indies.
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
This is very rare in South Florida, known only from the Miami Rock Ridge, the southeastern Everglades and the Florida Keys. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we re-ranked this as Imperiled in South Florida in July, 2018.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida
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:
Collected by John Kunkel Small on Big Pine Key in 1912 (Small 3749, NY) and reported by him in 1913
for hammocks in the lower Keys. Mapped by Elbert L. Little, Jr. (1978) for the upper Keys, where native and still extant. We treat this as presumed extirpated in the lower Keys.