Pachyphyllum peperomioides Kraenzl. 1923 SECTION Pachyphyllum Photo by Alexander Hirtz

Another Flower Photo by Henry Oakley

Full shadeCold

Common Name The Peperomia-Like Pachyphyllum

Flower Size

Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 2450 to 3500 meters as a cold growing epiphyte with ascending, basally branching stems enveloped completely by imbricate leaf sheaths carrying, short, elliptic-oblong, obtuse leaves that blooms on shorter than the leaves, racemose, simultaneously few flowered inflorescence carrying small flowers.

Synonyms Fernandezia peperomioides (Kraenzl.) M.W.Chase 2011


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