Guido Mathieu, 2011
Putla; South-Western Mexico
Minimum - Medium
This member of the Peperomiaceae*
family was given this name by Guido
Mathieu in 2011. It is found in the oak-forests of Putla, growing on the
bare rocks with lots of water and no or little sun. The caudex can grow to
one centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to ten centimetres in height. The flowers are greenish.
The genera name means
'pepper-like', not as to appearance but as to kinship. The species
name refers to the town of Putla in south-western Oaxaca. So far,
the species has only been collected in this area.
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now part of