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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to SW. Ethiopia and Tanzania.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Peperomia fernandopoiana C.DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2005 Tchiengue, B. [1923], Cameroon K000518654
Jun 1, 2004 Ghogue, J.-P. [1044], Cameroon K000746145
Jun 1, 2004 Tadjouteu, F. [396], Cameroon K000746146
Dec 1, 2003 Zapfack, L. [2003], Cameroon K000746150
Dec 1, 2003 Zapfack, L. [2130], Cameroon K000746149
Mar 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [8384], Cameroon K000008396
Mar 1, 2003 Cable, S. [717], Cameroon K000008398
Mar 1, 2003 Ryan, P. [340], Cameroon K000008393
Mar 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [7133], Cameroon K000008400
Mar 1, 2003 Wheatley, J.I. [450], Cameroon K000008397
Mar 1, 2003 Cable, S. [801], Cameroon K000008399
Mar 1, 2003 Gosline, G. [239], Cameroon K000008395
Mar 1, 2003 Nwaga, D. [17], Cameroon K000008394
Jan 1, 2003 Cable, S. [3455], Cameroon K000180286
Jan 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1690], Cameroon K000180289
Jan 1, 2003 Zapfack, L. [716], Cameroon K000180288
Jan 1, 2003 Cable, S. [3416], Cameroon K000180285
Jan 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [2172], Cameroon K000180287
Jan 1, 2003 Cable, S. [3301], Cameroon K000180283
Jan 1, 2003 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1532], Cameroon K000180290
Jan 1, 2003 Gosline, G. [47], Cameroon K000180281
Jan 1, 2003 Cable, S. [3466], Cameroon K000180284
Jan 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [7317], Cameroon K000180292
Jan 1, 2003 Biye, E. [11], Cameroon K000180282
Jun 1, 2002 Baron, R. [6998], Madagascar K000350466
Jun 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9862], Cameroon K000339653
Jun 1, 2000 Onana, J.-M. [621], Cameroon K000339654
Apr 1, 1999 Zapfack, L. [1181 B], Cameroon K000339652
Jan 1, 1994 Faucher, P. [3], Cameroon K000381424
Sep 1, 1972 Scott Elliot, G.F. [7862], Uganda K000350434 isotype
Jan 1, 1971 Maitland, T.D. [419], Cameroon K000180136
Jan 1, 1971 Thorold, C.A. [15], Cameroon K000180140
Jan 1, 1971 Ujor, E.U. [30437], Cameroon K000180148
Jan 1, 1971 Onochie, C.F.A. [34844], Cameroon K000180137
Jan 1, 1971 Saxer, A. [1955], Cameroon K000180149
Jan 1, 1971 Maitland, T.D. [419], Cameroon K000180134
Jan 1, 1971 Thorold, C.A. [15], Cameroon K000180139
Jan 1, 1971 Tiku, D.A. [22166], Cameroon K000180141
Jan 1, 1949 Brenan, J.P.M. [9342], Cameroon K000180151
Jan 1, 1949 Brenan, J.P.M. [9342], Cameroon K000180133
Thorold, C.A. [15], Cameroon 23290.000
Staudt, A. [115], Cameroon K000350424 Unknown type material
Morton, J.K. [6728], Cameroon K000180143
Keay, R.W.J. [37515], Cameroon K000180142
Hepper, F.N. [2853], Cameroon K000180146
Mann, G. [394], Sierra Leone K000350419 Unknown type material
Hutchinson, J. [35], Cameroon K000180131
Upson, T. [30], Cameroon K000180156
Dalziel, J.M. [8340], Cameroon K000180132
Letouzey, R. [14696], Cameroon K000180153
Coombe, D.E. [193], Cameroon K000180138
Deistel, H. [587], Cameroon K000180150
Migeod, F. [373 a], Cameroon K000180135
Hepper, F.N. [5052], Cameroon K000180145
Hutchinson, J. [35], Cameroon K000180130
Groves, M. [96], Cameroon K000180291
Bauer, F. [171], Cameroon K000182034
Hepper, F.N. [2099], Cameroon K000180147

First published in J. Bot. 4: 134 (1866)

Accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2017). Flore du Gabon 50: 1-77. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1996). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Piperaceae: 1-24.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1978). Flora du Rwanda 1: 1-413. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1996). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Piperaceae: 1-24.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0