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Alvaradoa amorphoides

Alvaradoa amorphoides Liebm.

Mexican Alvaradoa

Simaroubaceae (Quassia Family)


USDA Symbol: ALAM3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Samara
Size Notes: Up to about 25 feet tall.
Fruit: Light tan, tinged with red or purple.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Distribution: Known in North America only in Florida where it is listed as endangered.
Native Habitat: Hammocks, pine woodlands, on limestone.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Alvaradoa amorphoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Alvaradoa amorphoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Alvaradoa amorphoides


Record Modified: 2020-10-21
Research By: CBR

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