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Plant Profile

Cuban Snakewood (Colubrina cubensis var. floridana)

  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Rhamnaceae
  • State: FL
  • Nature Serve ID: 161291
  • Lifeform: Tree, Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/21/2023

shrub or small tree grows to 5 m or more tall

Where is Cuban Snakewood (Colubrina cubensis var. floridana) located in the wild?

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Cuban Snakewood can be found in Florida

Which CPC Partners conserve Cuban Snakewood (Colubrina cubensis var. floridana)?

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Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 05/11/2023
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

According to a March 2023 extract of the Florida Plant Rescue Database, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Colubrina cubensis var. floridana totalling approximately 11 seeds representing 1 maternal lines.

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Taxon Colubrina cubensis var. floridana
Family Rhamnaceae
CPC Number 4226
ITIS 527453
Duration Perennial
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Colubrina cubensis var. floridana
State Rank
State State Rank
Florida S1
Ecological Relationships


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