Peperomia scandens (Peperomia nitida)

COMMON NAME

Cupid Peperomia, False-Philodendron Peperomia

TYPE

Groundcover

FAMILY

Piperaceae

NOTES

A nearly prostrate species with rather stiff thick stems and fleshy, heart-shaped leaves. Because of its growth habit this species along with the cultivar Variegata is frequently used in hanging baskets

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Central and South America

NATIVE HABITAT

Tropical rain forests, often found as an epiphyte

WEB SOURCES

plantsam.com

nparks.gov.sg



Peperomia scandens