Panama rubbertree USDA PLANTS Symbol: CAEL5
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Hardwood Trees
Castilla elastica Sessé

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Urticales: Moraceae
Synonym(s): Mexican rubber tree, Panama rubber tree, puluvao
Native Range: Mexico & So. Amer (GRIN); s. Mexico to northern S. America (BAIL)

EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

Invasive Listing Sources:
University of Hawaii, Botany Department, Hawaiian Alien Plant Studies, 1998