Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Small white flowers, fragrant. To 20' tall.
Sargent in Silva (Sargent) 6: 77 in 1894 says
The Strong Back was first described in the Natural History of Carolina by Mark Catesby, who discovered it on the Bahama Islands... See Volume II plate 79.
Native to Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Published in Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 4: 3 (15): 203 in 1869.