Family Piperaceae
Basionym Piper ronaldii Steyerm.
Original Identification Piper ronaldii Steyermark, sp. nov. type
Current Taxon Piper ronaldii Steyerm.
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation  Flora de Venezuela 2: 556. 1984.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 287021
Primary Collector Ronald Liesner
Collector Number 11873
Collection Date 6 May 1981
Country Venezuela
Province/State Tachira
Plant Location Notes Cerro Las Minas, 18 km SE of Santa Ana. Pasture with forest along steep slopes leading to Cerro Azul of Cerro Las Minas. alt. ca 1200-1380 m, 7°36'N, 72°13'W.
Plant Description Notes 8 m tree, inflorescence pendant, cream color, very brittle, leaves rugose, lateral sinus, lobes unequal and one overlapping petiole and sometimes other lobe, a few with basal sinus and two equal lobes.
Broad geographical location South America
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