Peperomia popayanensis

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Peperomia popayanensis

<<Inflorescences>Peduncle>Length

3-7 cm long1
1. 004-002-001

<<Inflorescences>Spikes>Length

17 cm long2
2. 004-003-001

<<Leaves>Blade>Apex

apex acuminate,3
3. 003-002-004

<<Leaves>Blade>Base

base rounded to cordulate, minutely ciliate towards apex;4
4. 003-002-005

<<Leaves>Blade>Dimensions

to 12 x 7 cm5
5. 003-002-003

<<Leaves>Blade>Shape

ovate6
6. 003-002-002

<<Leaves>Blade>Texture

coriaceous7
7. 003-002-001

<<Leaves>Petiole>Length

to 20 cm long8
8. 003-001-001

<Fruits>Apex

apex with slender beak and stigma at base of beak.9
9. 005-001

<Inflorescences>Floral bracts

floral bracts, rounded, glabrous.10
10. 004-004

<Inflorescences>Peduncle

peduncle slender, , with 2-3 caducous bracts, green;11
11. 004-002

<Inflorescences>Position

axillary12
12. 004-001

<Inflorescences>Spikes

spike , green;13
13. 004-003

<Leaves>Blade

blade , , ,14
14. 003-002

<Leaves>Petiole

petiole ;15
15. 003-001

<Leaves>Veins

somewhat pli-veined with 2 pairs at base and 2-3 pairs from primary vein.16
16. 003-003

Description

Terrestrial, ascending, almost glabrous herb, rooting at nodes. Stem glabrous, green. Leaves alternate, slightly subpeltate; petiole to 20 cm long; blade coriaceous, ovate, to 12 x 7 cm, apex acuminate, base rounded to cordulate, minutely ciliate towards apex; somewhat pli-veined with 2 pairs at base and 2-3 pairs from primary vein. Inflorescence axillary, solitary; peduncle slender, 3-7 cm long, with 2-3 caducous bracts, green; spike 17 cm long, green; floral bracts, rounded, glabrous. Fruits basely attached, ellipsoid, apex with slender beak and stigma at base of beak.

Distribution

French Guiana present, Southern America: Colombia (Colombia present)
Known from the type collection in Colombia and one collection from French Guiana, that may belong to the species: Sommet Tabulaire, 750 m elev., Cremers 6349 (CAY).

Fruits

Fruits basely attached, ellipsoid,17
17. 005

Habit

Terrestrial, ascending, almost glabrous herb, rooting at nodes.18
18. 001

Inflorescences

Inflorescence , solitary;19
19. 004

Leaves

Leaves alternate, slightly subpeltate;20
20. 003

Stems

Stem glabrous, green.21
21. 002