South Florida, the West Indies, southern Mexico, Central America and northern 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 228-230) based on one occurrence in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park in Collier County where it is still present.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: