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Melochia pyramidata L.
Pyramidflower

Melochia pyramidata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Melochia pyramidata available from :

Melochia pyramidata has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
West Biscayne Pineland Present Doubtfully Native

Melochia pyramidata has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Doubtfully Native
Monroe County (Keys) Doubtfully Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Doubtfully Native

Melochia pyramidata has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Melochia pyramidata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley