Monographs Details: Peperomia ternata C.DC.
Authority: Yuncker, Truman G. 1955. Plants collected in Ecuador by W. H. Camp. Piperaceae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 9 (2): 147-170.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - AZUAY: the eastern cordillera, 1-8 km north of the village of Sevilla de Oro, 2400-2700 m, July 27-Aug 12, 1945, E-4331. CANAR: Parroquia Pindilic, on Rio Dudas, about 30 km northeast of Azogues, 2820-2970 m, Sept 28, 1944, Prieto P-132, in part, mixed with P. acuminata. LOJA: Nudo de Guagrauma, ca 12 km south of Zaraguro, 2850-3150 m, July 13, 1944, E-138.
The spikes on some of these specimens are more numerous and more paniculately arranged than as originally described.
Distribution:Ecuador South America