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Simarouba glauca var. latifolia

Simarouba glauca DC. var. latifolia Cronquist

Paradisetree, Paradise-tree, Paradise Tree

Simaroubaceae (Quassia Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 50 feet tall.
Fruit: Blackish.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , Dec
Bloom Notes: Mainly yellow, often with red or orange.


Native Habitat: Open, often drier, forests.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Simarouba glauca var. latifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Simarouba glauca var. latifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Simarouba glauca var. latifolia


Record Modified: 2023-05-22
Research By: CBR

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