South Florida (Florida Keys), the West Indies, southern Mexico (Quintana Roo) and Central America (Belize).
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 305-307) based on one occurrence in Biscayne National Park, Miami-Dade County. A reintroduction program at Long Key State Park is in process. This is widely cultivated in South Florida, from both native and introduced germplasm.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
In South Florida, known only from two stations in the Florida Keys, one of which (Long Key) is extinct. For more information, see our species account
. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida