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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet

Peperomia heyneana Miq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Esquirol, J.H. [710], China K000820252 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1924 Wight, R. [3020], Tamil Nadu Peperomia wightiana K000820257
Jan 1, 1965 Haycock [s.n.], Sri Lanka Peperomia haycockii K000820264 Unknown type material

First published in Syst. Piperac.: 123 (1843)

Accepted by

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1988). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 6: 1-424. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1984). Flora of Bhutan 1(2): 189-462. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Suwanphakdee, C., Hodkinson, T.R. & Chantaranothai, P. (2014). New records of Peperomia (Piperaceae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 42: 61-67.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of China 4: 1-453. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Suwanphakdee, C., Hodkinson, T.R. & Chantaranothai, P. (2014). New records of Peperomia (Piperaceae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 42: 61-67.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of China 4: 1-453. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0