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Amyris elemifera Linnaeus. Smooth Torchwood, Sea Amyris, Sea Torchwood, Common Torchwood, Candlewood, Cuabilla. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Rockland hammocks, coastal hammocks. Dist: East coast of the FL peninsula (Flagler County southwards); West Indies; s. Mexico (CAM, CHP, ROO, VER, YUC) and Central America (Belize).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Bah, Fl4, K3, K4, Mex, S, S13, WH3, WI; = Amyris maritima Jacq. – S13

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC

Heliophily: 6

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