Wild Florida Photo - Galphimia gracilis

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Galphimia gracilis

SLENDER GOLDSHOWER

Synonym: Thryallis glauca

Not native to Florida

 

This shrub, native to Mexico and Guatemala, is often found in Florida landscapes and has escaped cultivation in Dade County. Slender goldshower is also found in Puerto Rico and the VIrgin Islands.

 
Galphimia gracilis is a member of the Malpighiaceae - Barbados Cherry family.