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Peperomia  Ruiz & Pav.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 18225

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyPiperaceae  – peppers  
                               GenusPeperomia Ruiz & Pav.  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Peperomia alata Ruiz & Pav. – winged peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia alternifolia Yunck. – Molokai peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia amplexicaulis (Sw.) A. Dietr. – Jackie's saddle 
                                  Species Peperomia angustata Kunth  
                                  Species Peperomia blanda (Jacq.) Kunth – arid-land peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia cogniauxii Urb. – yerba de guava falso 
                                  Species Peperomia cookiana C. DC. – weakstem peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia degeneri Yunck. – Kaluaaha Valley peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia dendrophila Schltdl.  
                                  Species Peperomia distachya (L.) A. Dietr. – montane peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia eekana C. DC. – Mt. Eke peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia ellipticibacca C. DC. – Koolau Range peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia emarginella (Sw. ex Wikstr.) C. DC. – Guadeloupe peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia expallescens C. DC. – swamp peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia glabella (Sw.) A. Dietr. – cypress peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia globulanthera C. DC. – puu kuhui 
                                  Species Peperomia hernandiifolia (Vahl) A. Dietr. – West Indian peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia hesperomannii Wawra – singlenerve peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia hirtipetiola C. DC. – forest peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia humilis A. Dietr. – Polynesian peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia hypoleuca Miq. – thickleaf peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia kipahuluensis H. St. John & Lamoureux – royal peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia kokeana Yunck. – Napali Kona peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia latifolia Miq. – Hawai'i peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia ligustrina Hillebr. – Waihee Valley peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia macraeana C. DC. – pinninerve peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia maculosa (L.) Hook. – spotted peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia magnoliifolia (Jacq.) A. Dietr. – spoonleaf peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia mariannensis C. DC.  
                                  Species Peperomia mauiensis Wawra – Maui peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia megalopoda Trel. – Puerto Rico peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia membranacea Hook. & Arn. – woodland peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia myrtifolia (Vahl) A. Dietr. – myrtleleaf peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia oahuensis C. DC. – Oahu peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia obovatilimba C. DC. – graceful peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia obtusifolia (L.) A. Dietr. – baby rubberplant 
                                  Species Peperomia parvulifolia Trel. – short-spike peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth – man to man 
                                  Species Peperomia pereskiifolia (Jacq.) Kunth – peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia polystachya (Ait.) Hook.  
                                  Species Peperomia portoricensis Urb. – Puerto Rico peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia quadrifolia (L.) Kunth – fourleaf peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia remyi C. DC. – valley peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia rhombea Ruiz & Pav. – Peruvian peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia robustior Urb. – grand peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia rockii C. DC. – Kahuaha Forest peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia rotundifolia (L.) Kunth – yerba linda 
                                  Species Peperomia sandwicensis Miq. – singlespike peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia serpens (Sw.) Louden – vinagre 
                                  Species Peperomia simplex Desv. ex Ham. – palegreen peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia spathulifolia Small  
                                  Species Peperomia subpetiolata Yunck. – 'ala 'ala wai nui, Waikamoi peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia tenella (Sw.) A. Dietr. – jayuya 
                                  Species Peperomia tetraphylla Hook. & Arn. – acorn peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia urocarpa Fisch. & C.A. Mey. – Brazilian peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia wheeleri Britton – Wheeler's peperomia 
                                  Species Peperomia yabucoana Urb. & C. DC. – viper peperomia 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Peperomia   
  Source: Piperales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Peperomia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Peperomia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Peperomia   
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