Taxon: Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth

 
Genus: Peperomia
Family: Piperaceae
Nomen number: 400106
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 1:53[folio]; 1:64[quarto]. 1816
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 03-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Jan-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):379. 1999)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):379. 1999)
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: potential for plant pest control (fide Pl Book)
  • Weed: (mostly of unknown importance fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, [Bioko] Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Yemen

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Samoa

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Antigua] Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, [St. Kitts] St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, [St. Vincent] Virgin Islands (British), [Tortola] Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Salta]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Georgia (s.e.), Louisiana (s.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


    Other (exact native range obscure, probable origin neotropics)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2021. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://germoplasma.iniaf.gob.bo/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=400106. Accessed 21 January 2021.