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Family: PEPEROMIACEAE 

 Peperomia scutellaefolia
 
  
Author:  Ruiz López  & José Antonio Pavon 1798
Family:  Peperomiaceae
Habitat:  Peru
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Minimum-Medium
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  14 Centimetres
Flower:  Greenish
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Piper scutellaefolium, Martin (Henrichsen) Vahl 1805. Piper scutellatum, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon 1805. Peperomia scutellifolia, by mistake?
This member of the Peperomiaceae family was given this name by Ruiz López  & José Antonio Pavon in 1798. It is found in Peru, growing in a well drained soil with some water and little to some sun. The caudex can grow to three centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to fourteen centimetres in height. The flowers are greenish.