South Florida and the Greater Antilles (not Hispaniola).
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
Possibly Extirpated or Extinct
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as possibly extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 153-154) based on a single population in the Fakahatchcee Strand Preserve State Park, where last observed in the 1990s. It has not been rediscovered despite more than 300 surveys conducted by Mike Owen and others from 1993 to 2022.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Assumed to be Cultivated