L., Sp. Pl. 1046. 1753 Collected once near the shore in the Drayton House Clearing. Apparently less abundant in Panama than A. glomeratus. Seasonal behavior unknown, probably flowers during the rainy season. Eastern United States and Mexico to Panama; West Indies; Hawaii. In Panama, known from tropical moist forest in the Canal Zone and Panama (doubtless elsewhere) and from premontane wet forest in Panama (slopes of Cerro Campana).