Definition of Peperomia

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Peperomia; grown primarily for their often succulent foliage.

Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Peperomia
Specialized synonyms: Peperomia Argyreia, Peperomia Sandersii, Watermelon Begonia



Definition of Peperomia

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Literary usage of Peperomia

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1. Exotic Flora: Containing Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare Or Otherwise by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1823)
"peperomia blanda; pubescens, eau le erecto simplici terete, foliis ternis ... The genus peperomia was long ago divided from fiver by Ruiz and PAVĂ“N ; but by ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1906)
"Note on some peculiar features in seedlings of peperomia. ... The seedlings of peperomia umbilicata were found in the Andes of Bolivia at about 13500 feet ..."

3. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"peperomia GLUTINOSA MILLSP. 1. Upper portion of a stem. 2. Portion of the rachis enlarged. (See page 293.) peperomia ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"The similarity between the structure of the embryo sac in peperomia (and perhaps Casuarina) and Gnetum is striking; but as the affinities of the latter are ..."

5. Enumeration of Hawaiian Plants by Horace Mann (1867)
"peperomia PACHYPHYLLA, Miq. 1. cp 137. P, verticillata, Hook. & Arn. 1. c. ... peperomia . A species with narrowly lanceolate, whorled, one-nerved leaves, ..."

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