1866.000 Peperomia Ruiz & Pav.

Diniz, M.A. (1997) Piperaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(2)

Mathieu, G. (2001-2010) The Internet Peperomia Reference Published on the internet: http://www.peperomia.net/

Mathieu, G. & R. Callejas Posada (2006) New synonymies in the genus Peperomia Ruiz & Pav. (Piperaceae) - an annotated checklist Candollea 61 331 - 363

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial, often epiphytic, herbs. Stipules 0. Leaves whorled, opposite or alternate, ± fleshy. Inflorescence of solitary or crowded spikes. Flowers bisexual. Sepals 0. Petals 0. Stamens 2. Stigma 1. Ovary sessile. Fruit a 1-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: 100 species in tropical and warm areas, especially America

Malawi: 6 taxa.

Peperomia tetraphylla

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
abyssinica Miq.N,C,SDescription, Image
bangroana C. DC.N,SDescription, Image
exigua (Blume) Miq.SDescription, Image
leptostachya Hook. & Arn.SDescription, Image
retusa (L.f.) A. Dietr.N,SDescription, Image
tetraphylla (G. Forst.) Hook. & Arn.N,C,SDescription, Image

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Peperomia
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Peperomia
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Peperomia
Plants of the World Online: Peperomia
Tropicos: Peperomia
Wikipedia: Peperomia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Peperomia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=459, retrieved 2 October 2023

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