South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, 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:
Recorded as Presumed Extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
, p 75), based on three specimens collected bewteen 1903 and 1905 in Collier and Miami-Dade counties. Rediscovered in 2005 by Karen Relish, Mike Owen and Russ Clusman in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.