African Plant Database

Peperomia thomeana C. DC.
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot. 10: 154 (1892)
Information on the genus : Peperomia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peperomia vaccinifolia C. DC. (1894)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Creeping plant, rooting at nodes, with main stem ±subterranean, then erect, 15-30 cm tall; glabrous. – Resembling Peperomia retusa.
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Ecology : Epiphytic or terrestrial (on rocks) in montane forest; 1400-2300 m alt. S. Tomé, Fernando Poo (Bioko). Not in Sierra Leone (= P. vulcanica). Very few collections known, red data listed
Biol./Eco : Epiphyte, Leaf Succulent; Subhumid, Montane; Forest; 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 52
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Record n°115000 modified 2007-03-29
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