GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OR ORIGIN:
South-eastern Mexico to Guatemala and Belize (British Honduras)
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE: 10 °C
IDEAL MINIMUM TEMPERATURE: 12 °C
ETYMOLOGY: From the Latin foetidus, which smells, smelly, unwelcome.
Lat. hastatus, lance-shaped (hasta) referring to the shape of the leaves whose central lobe is much longer than the lateral ones. .
From the Latin foetidus, which smells, smelly, unwelcome.