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This species is accepted, and its native range is Puerto Rico to Lesser Antilles, SE. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Southeast, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Windward Is.

Peperomia myrtifolia (Vahl) A.Dietr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [s.n.], Dominica Peperomia rupertiana K000036032 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.], Dominica Peperomia rupertiana K000036119 Unknown type material
Ramage, G.A. [s.n.], Dominica Peperomia rupertiana K000036121
Waby, J.F. [81], Barbados Peperomia rupertiana K000036120

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 6, 1: 147 (1831)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

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