Peperomia viridispica Trel.
  • Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 26: 44 (1927)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Peperomia viridispica Trel. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000479314. Accessed on: 27 Sep 2023'

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General Information

A rather large, repent, pendent, glabrous, succulent, epiphytic herb; stem 3-5 mm. thick when dry X 30 cm. or more long, rooting at the lower nodes, drying angular-sulcate, internodes mostly 3-6 cm. long, occasionally up to 10 cm.; leaves 2-4 at a node, more commonly opposite, subrhombically lance-elliptic, oblanceolate, or rounded, 1.5-4 cm. wide X 3-7 cm. long, apex attenuately acuminate, blunt, base acute or subcuneate, drying submembranous, translucent, palmately 3- to 5- nerved, if 5-nerved the outermost pair of laterals thin and obscure; petiole 5-10 mm. long; spikes terminal or occasionally axillary, commonly solitary, loosely flowered, 2-3 mm. thick X 8-15 cm. long or occasionally somewhat longer; peduncle 1-5 cm. long; bracts oblong-ovate-peltate; fruit globose-ovoid, about 1 mm. long, obliquely pointed, stigma apical.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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    Habit

    herb

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    Panama and Colombia.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 
    Flora de PanamaHabit

    herb

    Distribution

    Panama and Colombia.

    General Information

    A rather large, repent, pendent, glabrous, succulent, epiphytic herb; stem 3-5 mm. thick when dry X 30 cm. or more long, rooting at the lower nodes, drying angular-sulcate, internodes mostly 3-6 cm. long, occasionally up to 10 cm.; leaves 2-4 at a node, more commonly opposite, subrhombically lance-elliptic, oblanceolate, or rounded, 1.5-4 cm. wide X 3-7 cm. long, apex attenuately acuminate, blunt, base acute or subcuneate, drying submembranous, translucent, palmately 3- to 5- nerved, if 5-nerved the outermost pair of laterals thin and obscure; petiole 5-10 mm. long; spikes terminal or occasionally axillary, commonly solitary, loosely flowered, 2-3 mm. thick X 8-15 cm. long or occasionally somewhat longer; peduncle 1-5 cm. long; bracts oblong-ovate-peltate; fruit globose-ovoid, about 1 mm. long, obliquely pointed, stigma apical.

     Information From

    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Piperaceae
    https://powo.science.kew.org/
    World Flora Online Data. 2022.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).