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Common name

English: Shiny bush

Mandarin: 草胡椒 (cao hu jiao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Piperales (12)

        Family: Piperaceae (10)(family description)

          Genus: Peperomia (6)

            Epithet: pellucida H.B.&K. (1)

pellucida => transparent

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Peperomia pellucida at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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