African Plant Database


Peperomia vulcanica Baker & C. H. Wright
Family : PIPERACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 151 (1913)
Information on the genus : Peperomia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peperomia annobonensis Mildbr. (1937)
=Peperomia hygrophila Engl. (1911)
=*Peperomia monticola auct. Hook.f., non Miq.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Creeping plant, rooting at nodes, glabrous, with erect lateral 'branches, 20-30 cm tall; ripe fruits unknown?
Ecology : Mist forest, on rocks, rarely epiphytic; 250-2400 m alt. S. Tomé, Annobon; ? Liberia.

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
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 115001
 
Record n°115001 modified 2007-04-04
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