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NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure
Reasons: Widespread but scattered Caribbean range. Rare and endangered in Florida Keys according to Scurlock (1987). Limited range and abundance not known. Protected forests in the serpentine and dry and moist limestone regions of western Puerto Rico, now rare. Record (1924) reports occurrences also in Santo Domingo, the Bahamas, Bermuda and southen Florida. Chudnoff (1993) includes Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Lesser Antilles from Anguilla to St. Lucia as part of species range.