African Plant Database

Peperomia abyssinica Miq.
Protologue : London J. Bot. 4: 419 (1845)
Information on the genus : Peperomia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peperomia goetzeana Engl. (1900)
=Peperomia stuhlmannii C. DC. (1892)
=Peperomia abyssinica var. stuhlmannii (C. DC.) Düll (1973)
=*Peperomia crassifolia auct. sensu Düll quoad specim. Drummond & Hemsley 1295 et S.Coryndon E.A.H. 11704, non Baker
=Peperomia emarginata De Wild. (1920)
=Peperomia rungwensis Engl. (1901)
=*Peperomia goetzeana auct. sensu Verdc in F.T.E.A., Piperaceae: 15 (1996)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : see more in the book
Ecology : Forest in rocky places, e.g. on boulders in river beds; gallery or evergreen rain-forest, relic Widdringtonia patches and Brachystegia woodland bordering evergreen forest; sometimes epiphytic on trunks; (1750-)1900-2900(-3150) m alt.; 750 m in Mozambique.
  Not in Somalia (Ethiopian locality). Tropical Arabia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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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carte afrique num 115002
Record n°115002
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