South Florida, Cuba, and Hispaniola.
NatureServe Global Status:
State of Florida Status:
Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
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 219-220) based on one occurrence at Little Hamaca Park and nearby areas on the island of Key West. It is extant there and no new native occurrences are known.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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; Bourreria revoluta
of Small (1933), not Kunth; Bourreria succulent
of Long & Lakela (1976), not (Kunth) O.E. Schulz.
FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence:
FLORIDA KEYS Native Status:
IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status:
Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History and Distribution:
First collected between 1838 and 1853 by John Loomis Blodgett on the island of Key West. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks on the island of Key West. We consider this native and extant only on the island of Key West. Young plants of B. succulenta are sometimes confused with this species. For more information, see IRC's species account