Jayuya (Peperomia tenella)


Peperomia Tenella, or more commonly know as Jayuya, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Peperomia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Peperomia Tenella or Jayuya's floral region is Puerto Rico.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Peperomia
  • Family: Piperaceae
  • Order: Piperales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: PR (N)

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