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Peperomia obtusifolia (Linnaeus) A. Dietrich var. obtusifolia . Florida Peperomia. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Terrestrial in tropical hammocks, usually on decaying bark of logs and stumps. Dist: S. peninsular FL; West Indies; Mexico, Central America, and South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Var. alveolata (Trelease) Alain is endemic to Hispaniola. Var. floridana (Small) D.B. Ward is endemic to FL.

Synonymy: = K4, Ward (2012a); = Rhynchophorum obtusifolium (L.) Small – S; < Peperomia obtusifolia (L.) A.Dietr. – Bah, Fl2, FNA3, K3, Mex, S13, WH3; < Peperomia obtusifolia (L.) A.Dietr. var. obtusifolia – WI

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image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Peperomia obtusifolia, Cathedral Area, Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Collier County, Florida 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷

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