South Florida, the West Indies, southern Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
State of Florida Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Recorded as Presumed Extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
, pp 90-91), based on collections from 1938-1939 and subsequent unverified reports from what is now Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park. Rediscovered there in 2003 by Mike Owen.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
Assumed to be Cultivated
For more specimen images, visit the Encylopedia of Life
Synonyms: P. simplex>