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:
Ranked as critically imperiled in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 540-541) based two occurrences in two conservation areas in Miami-Dade County: Bill Sadowski Park, Deering Estate at Cutler. Plants are the Deering Estate were extirpated then reintroduced with recent recruitment (J. Possley, email comm. 2022).
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. Reported by John Kunkel Small in 1918 for Royal Palm Hammock