Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Peperomia alata

Classification

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

Classification

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

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Native to southern America and Mexico southeast.
    Notes on presence status Axelrod does not support the presence of this species on St. Eustatius.

    Publications

    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological Inventory of Saba. 87 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • 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.