Pilea microphylla var. succulenta - Griseb.

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Now revised to be Pilea microphylla (L.) Liebm.


This picture was take on Cayman Brac will grow in honeycomb lime stone pockets.

Pilea herniarioides is rare, it is found in the honeycombed limestone near the sea.
Very lacy like Pilea microphylla, leaf-blades suborbicular, abruptly contracted into the petiole, in subequal or moderately unequal pairs, the larger leaf of a pair up to 4 mm long including the filiform petiole.

Flowering time; Spring

Distribution; GC, CB

Habitat; Limestone pockets

Status; Perennial

Notes; Thick leaves

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