Peperomia obtusifolia

Family:PIPERACEAE
Species:Peperomia obtusifolia (L.)A.Dietr.
Common Name:FLORIDA PEPEROMIA; BABY RUBBERPLANT
Status:Native, Endangered-State
Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens

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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order PIPERALES
FamilyPIPERACEAE
Genus Peperomia
Species Peperomia obtusifolia (L.)A.Dietr. - FLORIDA PEPEROMIA; BABY RUBBERPLANT

Citation

Citation PEPEROMIA OBTUSIFOLIA (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich, Sp. Pl. 1: 154. 1831.
Basionym: Piper obtusifolium Linnaeus 1753.
Type: "America calidiore", without data (lectotype: Plumier, Descr. Pl. Amer. t. 70. 1693). Lectotypified by R. Howard, J. Arnold Arbor. 54: 392. 1973.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Brevard USF  
Broward USF  
Collier USF  
Indian River FLAS  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Mainland FLAS  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Peperomia floridana Peperomia floridana Small, Torreya 26: 109. 1926. TYPE: FLORIDA: Miami-Dade Co.: Ross' Hammock near Silver Palm School, 12 Nov 1906, Small & Carter 2478 (holotype: NY).
Peperomia obtusifolia var. floridana Peperomia obtusifolia (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich, var. floridana (Small) D. B. Ward, Phytologia 94: 477. 2012.BASIONYM: Peperomia floridana Small 1926. 
Peperomia obtusifolia var. genuina Peperomia obtusifolia (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich, var. genuina Dahlstedt, Kongl. Svenska Vetenskapsakad. Handl. 33(2): 64. 1900, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Peperomia obtusifolia (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich 1833; Piper obtusifolium Linnaeus 1753. 
Piper humile Piper humile Miller, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768. TYPE: JAMAICA:
Piper obtusifolium Piper obtusifolium Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 30. 1753. TYPE: "America calidiore", without data (lectotype: Plumier, Descr. Pl. Amer. t. 70. 1693). Lectotypified by R. A. Howard, J. Arnold Arbor. 54: 392. 1973.
Rhynchophorum floridanum Rhynchophorum floridanum (Small) Small, Man. S.E. Fl. 401, 1504. 1933.BASIONYM: Peperomia floridana Small 1926. 
Rhynchophorum obtusifolium Rhynchophorum obtusifolium (Linnaeus) Small, Man. S.E. Fl. 401, 1504. 1933.BASIONYM: Piper obtusifolia Linnaeus 1753. 
Peperomia antoni var. reducta Peperomia antoni Trelease, var. reducta Trelease, in Woodson & Schery, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 27: 299. 1940. TYPE: PANAMA: Cocle: Vicinity of El Valle, 8 Dec 1938, Allen 1222 (holotype: ILL).
Peperomia bayatana Peperomia bayatana Trelease, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 30. 1926. TYPE: CUBA: Oriente: Bayate, 20 Nov 1915, Ekman 6639 (holotype: ?; isotype: ILL fragm).
Peperomia conulifera Peperomia conulifera Trelease ex Stehlé et al., Fl. Guadeloupe 2: 44. 1948, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Peperomia cuneata Miquel 1845. 
Peperomia conulifera var. typica Peperomia conulifera Trelease ex Stehlé et al., var. typica Trelease ex Stehle et al., Fl. Guadeloupe 2: 46. 1948, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Peperomia conulifera Trelease ex Stehlé et al. 1948, nom. illegit.; Peperomia cuneata Miquel 1845. 
Peperomia cuneata Peperomia cuneata Miquel, London J. Bot. 4: 429. 1845. TYPE: ST. VINCENT: Without data, Guilding s.n. (holotype: U; isotype: C).
Peperomia cuneifolia Peperomia cuneifolia (Jacquin) A. Dietrich, Sp. Pl. 1: 146. 1831.BASIONYM: Piper cuneifolium Jacquin 1791. 
Peperomia daiquiriana Peperomia daiquiriana Trelease, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 30. 1926. TYPE: CUBA: Daiquiri, 29 Oct 1916, Ekman 8140 (holotype: ?; isotype: ILL).
Peperomia dodecatheontophylla Peperomia dodecatheontophylla Trelease, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 26: 48. 1927. TYPE: PANAMA: Canal Zone: Río Indo de Gatun, s.d., Pittier 2800 (holotype: US).
Peperomia earlei Peperomia earlei Trelease, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 31. 1926. TYPE: CUBA: Oriente: Cooper's Ranch, Baracoa, s.d., Underwood & Earle 872 (holotype: NY).
Peperomia emarginata Peperomia emarginata Ruiz López & Pavón, Fl. Peruv. 1: 33, pl. 49(a). 1798. TYPE: PERU: Pasco: Pozuzo,
Peperomia euosma Peperomia euosma Trelease, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 29. 1926. TYPE: CUBA: Pinar del Rio: Sierra de San Vicente, 1924, Ekman 18691 (holotype: ?; isotype: ILL).
Peperomia gollii Peperomia gollii Trelease ex Standley, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 10: 156, pl. 31. 1931. TYPE: HONDURAS:
Peperomia hemionitidifolia Peperomia hemionitidifolia Hamilton, Prodr. Pl. Ind. Occid. 2. 1825. TYPE: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
Peperomia lancetillana Peperomia lancetillana Trelease, in Yuncker, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 334. 1938. TYPE: HONDURAS: Atlantida: Lancetilla Valley, near Tela, 7 Aug 1934, Yuncker 4943 (holotype: ILL).
Peperomia lancetillana var. spathifolia Peperomia lancetillana Trelease, var. spathifolia Trelease, in Yuncker, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 335. 1938. TYPE: HONDURAS: Atlantida: Lancetilla Valley near Lancetilla, 18 Aug 1934, Yuncker 5040 (holotype: ILL).
Peperomia lunana Peperomia lunana Trelease, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 30. 1926. TYPE: CUBA:
Peperomia macropoda Peperomia macropoda Miquel, Linnaea 20: 128. 1827. TYPE: BRAZIL:
Peperomia mentiens Peperomia mentiens Trelease, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 26: 217. 1929. TYPE: COSTA RICA: Cartago: Along Río Turrialba, Mar 1894, Donnell Smith 4926B (holotype: US).
Peperomia mentiens Peperomia mentiens Trelease, var. lata Trelease, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 26: 217. 1929. TYPE: COSTA RICA: Limón: Finca Montecristo on Río Reventazón, 18-19 Feb 1926, Standley & Valerio 49012 (holotype: US).
Peperomia obtusifolia forma oblongifolia Peperomia obtusifolia (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich, forma oblongifolia Miquel, Syst. Piperac. 195. 1843.  
Peperomia obtusifolia var. cuneata Peperomia obtusifolia (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich, var. cuneata (Miquel) Grisebach, Fl. Brit. W.I. 166. 1864.BASIONYM: Peperomia cuneata Miquel 1845. 
Peperomia obtusifolia var. emarginata Peperomia obtusifolia (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich, var. emarginata (Ruiz López & Pavón) Dahlstedt, Kongl. Svenska Vetenskapsakad. Handl. 33(2): 66. 1900.BASIONYM: Peperomia emarginata Ruiz López & Pavón 1798. 
Peperomia obtusifolia var. longibracteata Peperomia obtusifolia (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich, var. longibracteata Yuncker, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37: 109. 1950. TYPE: PANAMA: Cocle: Region N of El Valle de Anton, 27 Sep 1946, Allen 3730 (holotype: MO).
Peperomia obtusifolia var. macropoda Peperomia obtusifolia (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich, var. macropoda Dahlstedt, Kongl. Svenska Vetenskapsakad. Handl. 33(2): 65. 1900. BASIONYM: Peperomia macropoda Miquel 1827. 
Peperomia palmae Peperomia palmae Trelease, in Standley, Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 18: 320. 1937. TYPE: COSTA RICA: La Palma de San Ramón, 5 Dec 1922, Brenes 3792 (holotype: F; isotype: NY).
Peperomia petenensis Peperomia petenensis Trelease, in Standley, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 230. 1937. TYPE: GUATEMALA: Peten: La Libertad, 28 Mar 1933, Lundell 2129 (holotype: MICH).
Peperomia pyrolifolia Peperomia pyrolifolia Trelease, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 26: 217. 1929. TYPE: COSTA RICA: Limón: Limón, Jul 1898, Pittier 12691 (holotype: US).
Peperomia romaensis Peperomia romaensis Trelease, in Yuncker, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 9: 275. 1940. TYPE: HONDURAS: Atlantida: Ridge back of Roam siding of S.F. Co. RR., ca. 15 mi. E of Ceiba, 21 Jul 1938, Yuncker et al. 8585 (holotype: ILL; isotype: GH, NY).
Peperomia valerioi Peperomia valerioi Trelease, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 15: 458. 1925. TYPE: COSTA RICA: Guanacaste: Arenal, 5 May 1923, Valerio 31 (holotype: US).
Peperomia yousei Peperomia yousei Trelease, in Yuncker, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 339. 1938. TYPE: HONDURAS: Comayagua: El Achote, above Siguatepeque, 21 Jul 1936, Yuncker et al. 5995 (holotype: ILL).
Peperomia yunckeri Peperomia yunckeri Trelease, in Yuncker, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 340. 1938. TYPE: HONDURAS: Comayagua: 5 km NW of Siguatepeque, 9 Aug 1936, Yuncker et al. 6392 (holotype: ILL).
Piper cuneifolium Piper cuneifolium Jacquin, Collectanea 4: 127. 1791.  
Piper emarginatum Piper emarginatum (Ruiz & Pavon) Vahl, Enum. Pl. 1: 339. 1804.BASIONYM: Peperomia emarginata Ruiz López & Pavón 1798. 
Piper milleri Piper milleri Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 1: 337. 1817, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Piper humile Miller 1768. 

Specimens

Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Collier Co. 25 Apr 1976 C. A. Luer 959
USA Florida Broward Co. 21 Nov 2006 P. L. Howell 968
USA Florida Collier Co. Jan 2003 D. Keller s.n.
USA Florida Collier Co. 07 Dec 1974 R. P. Wunderlin 5406
USA Florida Collier Co. 26 Oct 1963 J. A. Lassiter 7
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 26 Jun 1966 R. W. Long 1919
USA Florida Brevard Co. 01 Oct 1973 A.G. Shuey M1653
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 21 Jan 1967 R. Vagner s.n.
USA Florida Collier Co. 31 Dec 1966 R. Vagner s.n.
Dominican Republic Peravia Prov. 22 Jul 1981 J. Watson 1015
Puerto Rico Cayey Mun. 18 Nov 1981 B. F. Hansen 9110
Puerto Rico Sabana Grande Mun. 30 Nov 1981 B. F. Hansen 9516
Bahamas Grand Bahama Island 20-25 Feb 1967 R. E. Vagner s.n.
Bahamas Great Abaco Island 14 Dec 1979 R. P. Wunderlin 8278
St. Vincent & the Grenadines St. Vincent St. George Par. 22 Feb 1985 G. R. Proctor 25870
Barbados St. Thomas Par. 19 Feb 1965 G. R. Proctor 25834
Mexico Veracruz Jilotepec Mun. 10 Jul 1982 G. M. Diggs 2781
Belize Toledo Distr. 20 Mar 1989 S. R. Hill 20279
Mexico Veracruz 05 Jul 1980 M. Nee 18865
El Salvador Ahuachapán Dept. 03 Oct 1956 J. A. Lagos 1380
Honduras Francisco Morazán Dept. 05 May 1984 E. J. Paredes 166
Mexico Veracruz Alamo Mun. 23 Jun 1980 B. F. Hansen 7386
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 11 Feb 1931 M. Mulvania s.n.
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 20 Dec 1966 O. K. Lakela 30418 CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 11 Oct 1979 J. B. Watson s.n. CULTIAVTED. Voucher specimen for biochemical systematic studies conducted in Autumn of 1979.
Cayman Islands Grand Cayman Island 16 Aug 1971 N. Chevalier 15 CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 08 Mar 1973 M. B. Meagher MM780 CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 25 Jun 1971 D. Burch 6843 CULTIVATED.
USA Illinois Champaign Co. 05 Oct 2008 S. R. Hill 37958 CULTIVATED.
Jamaica Middlesex Co. Clarendon Par. 07 Feb 2015 A. R. Franck 3725
Jamaica Middlesex Co. Clarendon Par. 15 May 2015 P. A. Lewis 1017
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