Peperomia carpinterana C.DC. (1898 "1896":175)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Peperomia carpinteriana C.DC. (orth. error used by Humphreys et al., 2019); Peperomia dodgei Trel. in Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 18: 312 (1937)


Conservation Status

Missing (Walter & Gillett, 1998:447) or Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019); Rediscovered?



Costa Rica, Guatemala & Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Callejas Posada, R. (2020). Flora Mesoamericana 2(2): 1-590. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Garcia-Mendoza, A. J. and Meave, J. A. (eds.). (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Hammel, B. E., Grayum, M. H., Herrera, C. and Zamora, N. (eds.). (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Standley, P. C. (1939). Flora of Costa Rica. Publications of Field Museum of Natural History, Botanical Series 18(104): 1-1616.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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