Piper remotinervium

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Piper remotinervium

<<<Petiole>Blade>Base>Differential distance

0-0.3(-0.7) cm1
1. 003-002-005-001

<<Inflorescences>Peduncle>Length

1.5-2 cm long2
2. 004-002-001

<<Inflorescences>Spikes>Length

10-20 cm long3
3. 004-003-001

<<Petiole>Blade>Apex

apex acuminate,4
4. 003-002-004

<<Petiole>Blade>Base

base equal or unequally attached to petiole difference , subcordate or obtusish, pubescent on both surfaces, veins more densely so;5
5. 003-002-005

<<Petiole>Blade>Dimensions

17-30 x 10-17 cm6
6. 003-002-003

<<Petiole>Blade>Shape

broadly ovate or ovate7
7. 003-002-002

<<Petiole>Blade>Texture

somewhat scabrous when dried8
8. 003-002-001

<Fruits>Stigma

stigmas sessile.9
9. 005-001

<Habit>Height

to 1-3.5 m tall10
10. 001-001

<Inflorescences>Floral bracts

floral bracts densely marginally fringed.11
11. 004-004

<Inflorescences>Growth form

erect or horizontally oriented12
12. 004-001

<Inflorescences>Peduncle

peduncle , pubescent;13
13. 004-002

<Inflorescences>Spikes

spike , creamish white to green, hardly apiculate;14
14. 004-003

<Petiole>Blade

blade , not conspicuously glandular-dotted, , ,15
15. 003-002

<Petiole>Length

1.5-2 cm long16
16. 003-001

<Petiole>Veins

pinnately veined, secondary veins 5-7 per side, originating from lower 1/2 of primary vein, prominent below, tertiary venation widely reticulate, veinlets almost transverse.17
17. 003-003

Description

Shrub or treelet, to 1-3.5 m tall. Stem and branches sparsely to densely pubescent. Petiole 1.5-2 cm long, densely pubescent; blade somewhat scabrous when dried, not conspicuously glandular-dotted, broadly ovate or ovate, 17-30 x 10-17 cm, apex acuminate, base equal or unequally attached to petiole difference 0-0.3(-0.7) cm, subcordate or obtusish, pubescent on both surfaces, veins more densely so; pinnately veined, secondary veins 5-7 per side, originating from lower 1/2 of primary vein, prominent below, tertiary venation widely reticulate, veinlets almost transverse. Inflorescence erect or horizontally oriented; peduncle 1.5-2 cm long, pubescent; spike 10-20 cm long, creamish white to green, hardly apiculate; floral bracts densely marginally fringed. Fruits trigonous, somewhat exserted when mature, hirsute, stigmas sessile.

Distribution

French Guiana present, Southern America: Brazil North (Pará present)
French Guiana and Brazil (Pará); 20 collections studied (FG: 34).

Fruits

Fruits trigonous, somewhat exserted when mature, hirsute,18
18. 005

Habit

Shrub or treelet, .19
19. 001

Individuals Association

Saül, de Granville et al. 9052 Mori et al. 21994 Ile de Cayenne, de Granville et al. 9128 Hoff 5540 Kaw Mts., Feuillet 2233

Inflorescences

Inflorescence ;20
20. 004

Notes

The specimens here assigned to Piper remotinervium previously had erroneously been identified as P. tectoniifolium (Kunth) Steud. The latter species, however, is endemic to the Atlantic forests of Brazil. It grows in open non-flooded areas or forest margins.

Petiole

Petiole , densely pubescent;21
21. 003

Stems

Stem and branches sparsely to densely pubescent.22
22. 002