South Florida, the Greater Antilles (Cuba, Jamaica), Mexico and Central America (Guatemala).
State of Florida Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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H. floridanus; H. pilosus, misapplied; H. spiralis, misapplied.
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 in 1834 or 1835 by Reverend Alva Bennett on the island of Key West. Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks from the upper Keys to the lower Keys. We consider this native and extant from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.