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This species is accepted, and its native range is Liberia, São Tomé, Bioko, Annobón, Cameroon.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Piperaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Stout fleshy herb with erect stems
Ecology
In mist forest and on lava.

[FWTA]

Piperaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Stems prostrate below, ascending above
Morphology Leaves
Leaves succulent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Spike stout
Ecology
In caves.

Native to:

Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Liberia

Peperomia vulcanica Baker & C.H.Wright appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2003 Wheatley, J.I. [417], Cameroon K000180244
Jan 1, 2003 Cable, S. [2568], Cameroon K000180243
Jan 1, 2003 Ryan, P. [346], Cameroon K000180242
Jan 1, 2003 Cable, S. [2409], Cameroon K000008401
Jan 1, 2003 Cable, S. [2669], Cameroon K000180241
Jan 1, 2003 Cable, S. [3406], Cameroon K000180240
Jan 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [7783], Cameroon K000180245
Jun 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9779], Cameroon K000339665
Apr 1, 1999 Cable, S. [3132], Cameroon K000339667
Apr 1, 1999 Zapfack, L. [741], Cameroon K000339663
Apr 1, 1999 Cable, S. [3014], Cameroon K000339669
Apr 1, 1999 Cable, S. [2966], Cameroon K000339664
Apr 1, 1999 Cable, S. [3084], Cameroon K000339668
Apr 1, 1997 Buzgo, M. [631], Cameroon K000339670
Oct 1, 1994 Lane, P. [137], Cameroon K000542348
Oct 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5662], Cameroon K000542346
Jan 1, 1971 Brenan, J.P.M. [9373], Cameroon K000180122
Jan 1, 1971 Thorold, C.A. [12], Cameroon K000180125
Jan 1, 1971 Letouzey, R. [8801], Cameroon K000180121
Mann G. [1305], Cameroon K000180126
Thorold, C.A. [76], Cameroon K000180124
Hepper, F.N. [2170], Cameroon K000180116
Upson, T. [69], Cameroon K000180120

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 151 (1909)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Velayos, M., Barberá, P., Cabezas, F.J., de la Estrella, M., Fero, M. & Aedo, C. (2014). Checklist of the vascular plants of Annobón (Equatorial Guinea) Phytotaxa 171: 1-78.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in F.T.A. 6, 1: 151 (1913).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

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