A.C. Pyramus de Candolle,
Medium - Maximum
Peperomia verruculosa, Dalstedt.
This member of the Peperomiaceae
was given this name by Anne Casimir Pyramus de Candolle in 1866. It is found in
north-western Argentina, Bolivia and Peru, growing in pockets of rich
soil among rocks with quite some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to
two centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
from two to five centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow and
The genera name means
'pepper-like', not as to appearance but as to kinship. The species
name means "having small leaves".
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