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Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth


Description from Flora of China

Piper pellucidum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 30. 1753.

Herbs annual, fleshy, 20-40 cm high, all parts glabrous. Stems erect or ascending, branched, glabrous. Petiole 1-2 cm; leaf blade broadly ovate or ovate-triangular, length ± equal to width, 1-3.5 cm, membranous, both surfaces glabrous, translucent, base cordate, apex acute or obtuse; veins 5-7. Spikes terminal or leaf-opposed, slender, 2-6 cm, glabrous, flowers lax; bracts suborbicular, ca. 0.5 mm wide, stalk short. Anthers sub-

globose. Ovary ellipsoid; stigmas pubescent. Nutlet globose, ca. 0.5 mm in diam. Fl. Apr-Jul.

Wet places within forests, rock crevices, bases of cliffs, sometimes a weed of cultivation; near sea level to 200 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan [native to tropical North and South America].

生活型: 草本

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 一年生、肉质直立草本;

花期: 7

生境: 生于林下、路旁、屋边阴湿处

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 双子叶植物纲


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