The West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
Reports of C. halicacabum from South Florida may all represent misidentifications of C. corindum or C. microcarpum. For an image and more information, visit the Flora of the West Indies
or click on the USDA PLANTS link below.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
Recorded as Present in Error
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small, but this name was misapplied to plants of C. corindum
. Numerous other reports of C. halicacabum in the Florida Keys have been made, but we believe these also represent misidentifications of C. corindum.