Andira inermis (W. Wright) A.P. de Candolle. Cabbage-bark Tree. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Hammocks. Dist: West Indies; Mexico, Central America, and South America. Nativity in FL is unknown, but presumed introduced (“Reported as escaped in Florida by Small (1933, as Andira jamaicensis), by E. West and L. E. Arnold (1946), and by R. W. Long & Lakela (1971). Small (1933) says that "Living specimens collected on Bahia Honda Key were grown in the former Deering reservation at Buena Vista, Fla., where they flowered in 1924".
Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics
Syn: = K3, K4, Mex, SE3, WI, Isely (1998)