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This species is accepted, and its native range is Puerto Rico (between Guayama and Cayey).

Extinct in:

Puerto Rico

Peperomia megalopoda Trel. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in N.L.Britton & P.Wilson, Sci. Surv. Porto Rico & Virgin Islands 6: 533 (1930)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • CPC (1992). Centre for plant conservation data for North American plants database CPC, Centre for plant conservation.
  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • CPC (1992). Centre for plant conservation data for North American plants database CPC, Centre for plant conservation.

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