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Peperomia Ruiz & Pav. (Piperaceae) da Reserva Biológica do Tinguá, RJ, Brasil


  • Lucas Carvalho Gomes Rodrigues Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro, Avenida Alberto Lamego, 875, Parque California, Campos dos Goytacazes, 28013-602 Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brasil
  • George Azevedo de Queiroz Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Pós graduação em Ciências Biológicas (Botânica), Quinta da Boa Vista s.n., São Cristóvão, 20940-040 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
  • Elsie Franklin Guimarães Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Pacheco Leão, 915, Jardim Botânico, 22460-030 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil



Atlantic Forest, Rainforest, Taxonomy


Peperomia Ruiz & Pav. is the second largest genus of Piperaceae with about 1,600 to 1,700 species in the world, with greater diversity in the Neotropics and with great representation in Brazil. The objective of the work was to identify as Peperomia Ruiz & Pav. species present in the Reserva Biológica do Tinguá, carrying out taxonomic treatment and comments. The REBIO of Tinguá is a Federal Conservation Unit of Integral Protection, located in the State of Rio de Janeiro and inserted in the Atlantic Forest biome. There have been found 14 taxa in REBIO of Tinguá: Peperomia alata Ruiz & Pav.; P. catharinae Miq.; P. corcovadensis Gardner; P. dichotoma Regel; P. glabella (Sw.) A. Dietr. var. glabella; P. glabella var. nervulosa (C. DC.) Yunck.; P. glabella var. nigropunctata (Miq.) Dahlst.; P. glazioui C. DC.; P. nitida Dahlst.; P. obtusifolia (L.) A. Dietr.; P. quadrifolia (L.) Kunth; P. rotundifolia (L.) Kunth; P. tetraphylla (G. Forst.) Hook. & Arn.; P. urocarpa Fisch. & C. A. Mey.


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Rodrigues, L. C. G. ., Queiroz, G. A. de ., & Guimarães, E. F. . (2021). Peperomia Ruiz & Pav. (Piperaceae) da Reserva Biológica do Tinguá, RJ, Brasil. In SciELO Preprints.


Biological Sciences