South Florida and Cuba (see Flora of the West Indies). G. beyrichii, from which G. bicarinata was split, is a wide ranging species native to 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:
Ranked as critically imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 429-430) based two occurrence in two conservation areas: Castellow Hammock Park, Everglades National Park. Plants are still known from Everglades National Park, but the Castellow Hammock population is possibly extirpated.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park
(Gann 2015), page 88.
G. beyrichii, misapplied.