Southeastern United States (peninsular Florida, Alabama [Jackson County]), the West Indies, southern Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as critical imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 216-217) based on one occurrence in Fern Forest Nature Center in Broward County. It is still extant there and no new records are known.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: