Copyright by: George D. Gann
In habitat, Fakahatchee Strand, Florida, 1980
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:
Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild
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 265-266) based on one occurrence at the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park in Collier County. The last known plant has recently died (M. Owen, email comm., 2020) and we are now treating this as possibly extirpated.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: