Piper ciliomarginatum

Description

Shrub to 1-3 m tall. Stem glabrous. Petiole of lower leaves 0.4-3 cm long, of upper leaves 0-0.3 cm long, glabrous, vaginate or winged to apex; blade not scabrous, densely glandular-dotted, elliptic-ovate to broadly ovate, 13-22 x 6-11 cm, margin ciliate, apex acute to acuminate, base equal or somewhat unequally attached to petiole difference 0-4 mm, acute or obtuse or rounded or subcordate, glabrous on both surfaces; pinnately veined, secondary veins 46 per side, originating from lower 1/2 of primary vein, flat above and below, tertiary veins reticulate. Inflorescence erect; peduncle 0.8-1.6 cm long, glabrous; spike 2-8 cm long, white, not apiculate; floral bracts densely marginally fringed. Infructescence pendent, 7-8 cm long, 3 cm thick, green; fruits trigonous, 0.4 mm wide, glabrous, stigmas 3, sessile.

Distribution

Guyana, Republic of: present Southern America:, Venezuela (Venezuela present) Suriname, Republic of: present
Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname; 6 collections studied (GU: 4; SU: 1).

Synonymy

Piper ciliomarginatum Görts & Christenh. in Blumea 50: 369. 2005 sec. C.A. Todzia & al. 2006
    • Isotype: Guyana, Kaieteur National Park, Henkel 2231.
    • Holotype: Guyana, Kaieteur National Park, Henkel 2231.

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Specimens

CountryDateCollector + collecting numberHerbariaTypeScanDerivatives
Henkel 2231
Citation: Guyana, Kaieteur National Park, Henkel 2231.

Specimen summary: Guyana, Kaieteur National Park, Henkel 2231.
Isotype of Piper ciliomarginatum Görts & Christenh.
Holotype of Piper ciliomarginatum Görts & Christenh.

Guyana, Republic ofHahn 4669
Citation: Guyana, Republic of, Kaieteur National Park, Hahn 4669.

Guyana, Republic ofHenkel 2166
Citation: Guyana, Republic of, Kaieteur National Park, Henkel 2166.

Guyana, Republic ofHenkel 2185
Citation: Guyana, Republic of, Kaieteur National Park, Henkel 2185.

Suriname, Republic ofIrwin et al. 54998
Citation: Suriname, Republic of, Wilhelmina Mts., Irwin et al. 54998.