Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Peperomia humilis

Classification

Piperaceae [family]
Peperomia [genus] (13)
humilis [species]

Classification

Piperaceae [family]
Peperomia [genus] (13)
humilis [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Native to Southern America, Mexico Southwest and Mexico Southeast.
    Notes on presence status Identified by various authors as Peperomia blanda (Jacq.) Kunth and Peperomia langsdorffii (Miq.) Miq., the later a synonym of the first.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Boldingh, I. 1909. The flora of the Dutch West Indian Islands St. Eustatius, Saba and St. Martin. 321 pp. E.j. Brill., Leiden.
    • Boom, B.M. 2008. Flowering Plants. Plants & Lichens of St. Eustatius The New York Botanical Garden. [link]
    • Howard, R.A. 1988. Dicotyledoneae - Part 1. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 4: 673. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of Sint Eustatius. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of St. Maarten. 102 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]
    • Yuncker, T.G. 1966. Piperaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 2: 71-87.