Peperomia heyneana Miq.

 
  • Family : PIPERACEAE
    (PEPPER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Piperaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Peperomia heyneana Miq.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : On shaded tree trunks
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Collection Nos : CJS 14753, KFP 9419
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : BR Hills (Chamarajanagar district), Baba budden Hills (Chikkamagaluru district), Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Peperomia heyneana. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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