PEPEROMIA POLYBOTRYA PLANT
Peperomia is one of the largest genera of family Piperaceae comprising of more than 1500 recorded species. These are native to America and Africa. The name of the genus is a combination of Greek Words ‘Peperri’ (pepper) and ‘homious’(resembling) meaning ‘resembling pepper’.
This is in reference to the majority of these plants showing a close resemblance with the pepper or bell plant. The main features of these plants are the foliage and the flowers.