African Plant Database

Peperomia blanda (Jacq.) Kunth
Protologue : Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 1: 67 (1816) 
Notes : [Am.sud.]
Information on the genus : Peperomia
Basionym : Piper blandum Jacq.
Status for :
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Piper blandum Jacq. (1791)
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
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)
  • SMITH G.F. , E.J. VAN JAARSVELD & AL. (1997). List of Southern African Succulent Plants. Umdaus Press : 141

Bibliography other :
  • MATHIEU G. (2020). Peperomia leptostachya (Piperaceae) revived. Candollea 75(1): 48 
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Record n°115003 modified 2020-06-25
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