African Plant Database


Peperomia blanda (Jacq.) Kunth
Family : PIPERACEAE
Protologue : Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 1: 67 (1816)
Information on the genus : Peperomia
Basionym : Piper blandum Jacq.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Piper blandum Jacq. (1791)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peperomia arabica Decne. ex Miq.
=Peperomia leptostachya Hook. & Arn. (1832)
=Peperomia blanda var. leptostachya (Hook. & Arn.) Düll (1973)
=Peperomia arabica var. parvifolia C. DC.
=Peperomia bequaertii De Wild. (1920)
=Peperomia brachytrichoides Engl. (1910)
=Peperomia kyimbilana C. DC. (1920)
=Peperomia arabica var. floribunda Miq.
=Peperomia blanda var. floribunda (Miq.) H. Huber (1988)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect succulent rhizomatous plant, 10-50(-60) cm tall; sometimes 'epiphytic.
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Ecology : Bare but often shady rocky places, evergreen scrub and “dry forest”, also margins of standing water and springs or in riverine thickets and gallery; in the spray from waterfalls; rarely epiphyte on e.g. Diospyros; 250-2200 m alt. Arabia ; S. Africa
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Epiphyte, Leaf Succulent, Stem Succulent; Subhumid, Dry; Forest, Inselberg/Rock Face; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Africa. New World,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Piperaceae: 1-21 (1996)
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 141 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 115003
 
Record n°115003 modified 2006-11-20
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