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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Lonchocarpus punctatus Kunth
Dotted lancepod

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: ot reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Vouchered in 1967 on Sugarloaf Key by George N. Avery (314, FTG; s.n., USF). Also reported in 1971 by Robert W. Long and Olga Lakela as naturalized in the Florida Keys (as L. violaceus, misapplied). No recent records are know, but it is possibly in cultivation.

Other data on Lonchocarpus punctatus available from :

Lonchocarpus punctatus has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland