African Plant Database

Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Protologue : Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 1: 64 (1816)
Information on the genus : Peperomia
Basionym : Piper pellucidum L.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Piper pellucidum L.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Piper freireifolia Hochst. (1850)
=Peperomia knoblecheriana Schott (1851)
=Verhuellia knoblocheriana (Schott) C. DC. (1869)
=Peperomia nana C. DC. (1866)
=Peperomia triadophylla Peter (1932)
=Peperomia vogelii Miq. (1845)
=Peperomia exiguum Blume
=Micropiper exiguum (Blume) Miq.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or procumbent delicate annual herb, 3-20(-40) cm long or 'tall, densely branched.
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Ecology : Seasonally swampy areas in grassland, scattered-tree grassland, evergreen thicket, etc.; shallow sandy soil by river banks; on humus in crevices of wet rocks in woodland; moist shady places; often a gregarious weed in cultivated land; 0-1100 m alt.
  Fernando Poo (Bioko), S. Tomé, Principe Isl. Pantropical.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:317 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°115034 modified 2007-03-29
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