Peperomia pernambucensis

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Peperomia pernambucensis

<<Inflorescences>Peduncle>Length

5 cm long1
1. 004-002-001

<<Inflorescences>Spikes>Length

4-8 cm long2
2. 004-003-001

<<Leaves>Blade>Apex

apex acuminate,3
3. 003-002-004

<<Leaves>Blade>Base

base cuneate;4
4. 003-002-005

<<Leaves>Blade>Dimensions

15-30 x 4-12 cm5
5. 003-002-003

<<Leaves>Blade>Shape

narrowly elliptic or oblanceolate6
6. 003-002-002

<<Leaves>Blade>Texture

membranous7
7. 003-002-001

<<Leaves>Petiole>Length

0.25 cm long8
8. 003-001-001

<Fruits>Apex

apex truncate with central stigma.9
9. 005-001

<Inflorescences>Floral bracts

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

<Inflorescences>Peduncle

peduncle , densely velvety pubescent, green;11
11. 004-002

<Inflorescences>Position

terminal12
12. 004-001

<Inflorescences>Spikes

spikes , green, densely flowered;13
13. 004-003

<Leaves>Blade

blade , , ,14
14. 003-002

<Leaves>Petiole

petiole to ;15
15. 003-001

<Leaves>Veins

venation pinnate with 4-5(-8) lateral pairs of veins.16
16. 003-003

<Stems>Length

to 5 cm long17
17. 002-001

Description

Terrestrial or epiphytic, erect herb, glabrous except for pubescent peduncle. Stem to 5 cm long, green. Leaves alternate, basely attached; petiole to 0.25 cm long; blade membranous, narrowly elliptic or oblanceolate, 15-30 x 4-12 cm, apex acuminate, base cuneate; venation pinnate with 4-5(-8) lateral pairs of veins. Inflorescence terminal, paniculate; peduncle 5 cm long, densely velvety pubescent, green; spikes 4-8 cm long, green, densely flowered; floral bracts rounded, glabrous, glandular. Fruits basely attached, cylindrical, slightly verrucose, apex truncate with central stigma.

Distribution

C America present, French Guiana present, Guyana present, N Brazil present, Southern America: Colombia (Colombia present); Venezuela (Venezuela present), Trinidad present
C America, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, French Guiana and N Brazil; 30 collections studied (GU: 13; FG: 17).

Fruits

Fruits basely attached, cylindrical, slightly verrucose,18
18. 005

Habit

Terrestrial or epiphytic, erect herb, glabrous except for pubescent peduncle.19
19. 001

Individuals Association

Guyana, NW Distr., Waini R., foot Kopinang Falls, de la Cruz 1291 Guyana, Kaituma R., Sobai Cr., Fanshawe 2416 Saül, Mori 22724 Camp Eugène, Bassin du Sinnamary, Cremers et al. 13610 Guyana, Rupununi Distr., Kanuku Mts., Jansen-Jacobs et al. 3298 Station des Nouragues, Cremers et al. 10888

Inflorescences

Inflorescence , paniculate;20
20. 004

Leaves

Leaves alternate, basely attached;21
21. 003

Stems

Stem , green.22
22. 002