Peperomia scandens Ruiz & Pav.

Trailing herb, often with red markings. Leaves roundish to ovate, pale green; veins 5-7 developing from below the middle; tip elongated to form a fine point. Flower spike to about 10 cm long.

Generally available as the variegated cultivar.

West Indies, South America

Long-pointed leaves.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Piperaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Peperomia scandens 'Variegata'

Leaves white margined. Origin unknown.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Magnolianae
order      Piperales
family       Piperaceae
genus        Peperomia Ruiz & Pav.