South Florida, the West Indies (Cuba), Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as critically imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 221-222) based on one extant occurrence in Big Cypress National Preserve. Using updated NatureServe criteria there are two occurrences - one in the vicinity of the Bear Island Campground and one in the Kissimmee Billy Strand area.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For an image, click on the USDA PLANTS link below.