Coin Leaf, RainDrop Peperomia
Max. Total Height: 26cm
Planter Max. Diameter: 15cm
Planter Max. Height: 15cm
☘ Origin: Brazil and Ecuador
☘ Family: Piperaceae, Pepper
☘ Botanical Name: Peperomia polybotrya
☘ Common Name(s): Coin Leaf Peperomia · RainDrop Peperomia
Peperomia is viewed as an agent of luck in Brazil. It is given there as a reassuring gift that says: “Everything will be all right.”
>Like many botanical names, the name of this plant is taken from the Greek language. Peperomia means “resembling pepper,” while Polybotrya means “many.”
Coin Leaf | RainDrop Peperomia: The round leaves of this plant resemble coins and Rain Drop, giving rise to the names Coin Leaf Peperomia, and RainDrop Peperomia.
The Peperomia plant is considered lucky because it is easy to cultivate and maintain, and because its big, broad leaves resemble coins.
☘ The Coin Leaf Peperomia is a tropical understory plant that has become popular as a houseplant. It is often mistaken for the Chinese Money Plant, which is a close relative.
☘ Peperomia is one of the two large genera of the family Piperaceae. It’s estimated that there are at least over 1,000 species, occurring in all tropical and subtropical regions of the world.
Peperomias have a long history of medical applications, and they can even clean up the air!