South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
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 History and Distribution:
This is very rare in South Florida and known only from a few widely scattered populations. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we verified the rank of this as Imperiled in South Florida in June, 2018.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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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:
Reported in 1913
by John Kunkel Small for hammocks and low pinelands from the upper Keys to the lower Keys, however we only have records from Key West and Big Pine Key and one report from Sugarloaf Key in the lower Keys. We consider this native and extant only in the lower Keys.