Synonymy in peperomia berteroana (Piperaceae) results in biological disjunction between Pacific and Atlantic oceans

Abstract

Placing Peperomia berteroana of the Juan Fernandez Islands in the Pacific Ocean in synonymy with P. tristanensis of Tristan da Cunha in the Atlantic Ocean results in a species with a wide geographical disjunction of more than 5000 km. Morphological data indicate that these taxa are best treated as subspecies (P. berteroana subsp. berteroana and P… (More)
DOI: 10.2307/2807626

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