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Peperomia retusa (L. f.) A. Dietr.
Family : PIPERACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl., ed. 6 [Dietrich] 1: 155 (1831)
Information on the genus : Peperomia
Basionym : Piper retusum L. f.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Peperomia retusa (L. f.) A. Dietr. var. retusa
 Piper retusum L. f. (1782)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Peperomia tenuispica C. DC. (1911)
=Peperomia bachmannii C. DC. (1894)
=Peperomia retusa var. bachmannii (C. DC.) Düll (1973) (SA = accepted; TA = rejected)
=Peperomia retusa var. ciliolata C. DC.
=Peperomia mannii Hook. f. (1864)
=Peperomia retusa var. mannii (Hook. f.) Düll (1973)
=Peperomia bueana C. DC. (1894)
=Peperomia gracilipetiolata De Wild. (1920)
=Peperomia subdichotoma De Wild. (1920)
=Peperomia ukingensis Engl. (1901)
=Peperomia ulugurensis var. ukingensis (Engl.) Balle (1942)
=Peperomia ulugurensis Engl. (1900)
=Peperomia ulugurensis var. diversifolia Balle (1942)
=Peperomia ulugurensis var. acutifolia Balle (1942)
=Peperomia usambarensis Engl. (1910)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Peperomia retusa var. bachmannii (C. DC.) Düll (1973)
Peperomia retusa (L. f.) A. Dietr. var. retusa
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Creeping or epiphytic perennial sub-succulent herb, (4-)10-30cm tall.
Ecology : Usually rocky places and top of ridges, in streams, forest, on shore of lakes, etc.; mossy banks in mist and rain-forest; on mossy trunks; 330-2500 m alt.
  Fernando Poo (Bioko), S. Tomé; S. Africa
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Epiphyte, Leaf Succulent, Stem Succulent; Humid, Subhumid, Montane; Forest; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m, 2000-2499 m; distribution: Comoros, Africa,
 
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Map
carte afrique num 177368
 
Record n°177368 modified 2009-09-24
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