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Image of Peperomia fernandeziana

VI Region, Fray Jorge, Chile
Altitude: 400-800 m. 10 28, 2007

 

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Species:  Peperomia fernandeziana Miq.
Family:  Piperaceae Identification OK   
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Record:  0818
About 8 Peperomia in Chile and 3 in our data base.
About 8 Piperaceae in Chile and 3 in our data base.

 

1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.     In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)   Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).     Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   Coastal fog/camanchaca: The plants obtain water mainly from condensation.   
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
   Perennial     

Endemic    Rare

Height: 40 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Peperomia fernandeziana (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Peperomia fernandeziana

VI Region, Fray Jorge, Chile
Altitude: 400-800 m. 10 28, 2007

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Perennial

Height: 40 cm.

 

Image of Peperomia fernandeziana (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Peperomia fernandeziana

VI Region, Fray Jorge, Chile
Altitude: 400-800 m. 10 28, 2007

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.

 

Watering conditions:

Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).
Coastal fog/camanchaca: The plants obtain water mainly from condensation.

 

Light conditions:

In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)
Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).

 

Image of Peperomia fernandeziana (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Peperomia fernandeziana

VI Region, Fray Jorge, Chile
Altitude: 400-800 m. 10 28, 2007

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

Image of Peperomia fernandeziana (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Peperomia fernandeziana

VI Region, Fray Jorge, Chile
Altitude: 400-800 m. 10 28, 2007

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (3) of Peperomia fernandeziana Miq. available here

More species from the same Piperaceae family in our data base:

Peperomia coquimbensis

Peperomia doellii

Peperomia fernandeziana

 

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