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Piper
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Piper (pepper)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Piper
  • Preferred Common Name
  • pepper
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Piper auritum (false awa); habit on roadside. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. May 2013.
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper auritum (false awa); habit on roadside. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. May 2013.
Copyright©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper auritum (false awa); habit on roadside. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. May 2013.
HabitPiper auritum (false awa); habit on roadside. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. May 2013.©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); leaves and fruits.
TitleLeaves and fruits
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); leaves and fruits.
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); leaves and fruits.
Leaves and fruitsPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); leaves and fruits.©Michael Padmanaba
Piper auritum (false awa); habit on disturbed area, forest edge. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Vunidawa. May 2013
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper auritum (false awa); habit on disturbed area, forest edge. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Vunidawa. May 2013
Copyright©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper auritum (false awa); habit on disturbed area, forest edge. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Vunidawa. May 2013
HabitPiper auritum (false awa); habit on disturbed area, forest edge. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Vunidawa. May 2013 ©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit along drive. Nahiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. October, 2014.
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit along drive. Nahiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. October, 2014.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit along drive. Nahiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. October, 2014.
HabitPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit along drive. Nahiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. October, 2014.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Piper auritum (false awa); habit, growth with vines and grass Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. May 2013
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper auritum (false awa); habit, growth with vines and grass Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. May 2013
Copyright©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper auritum (false awa); habit, growth with vines and grass Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. May 2013
HabitPiper auritum (false awa); habit, growth with vines and grass Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. May 2013©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit. P. aduncum can reach 8m (26').
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit. P. aduncum can reach 8m (26').
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit. P. aduncum can reach 8m (26').
HabitPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit. P. aduncum can reach 8m (26').©Michael Padmanaba
Piper auritum (false awa); habit, monocotic growth. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Vunidawa. May 2013
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper auritum (false awa); habit, monocotic growth. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Vunidawa. May 2013
Copyright©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper auritum (false awa); habit, monocotic growth. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Vunidawa. May 2013
HabitPiper auritum (false awa); habit, monocotic growth. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Vunidawa. May 2013©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing a small tree with a dimater of ca.10cm (ca.4").
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing a small tree with a dimater of ca.10cm (ca.4").
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing a small tree with a dimater of ca.10cm (ca.4").
HabitPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing a small tree with a dimater of ca.10cm (ca.4").©Michael Padmanaba
Piper auritum (false awa); habit, dense canopy. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. April 2013
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper auritum (false awa); habit, dense canopy. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. April 2013
Copyright©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper auritum (false awa); habit, dense canopy. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. April 2013
HabitPiper auritum (false awa); habit, dense canopy. Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. April 2013©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); trunk and bark. Small trees can reach more than 10cm (ca.4") in diameter.
TitleTrunk and bark
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); trunk and bark. Small trees can reach more than 10cm (ca.4") in diameter.
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); trunk and bark. Small trees can reach more than 10cm (ca.4") in diameter.
Trunk and barkPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); trunk and bark. Small trees can reach more than 10cm (ca.4") in diameter.©Michael Padmanaba
Piper auritum (false awa); habit, dense leaf canopy, Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. 5 May 2013
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper auritum (false awa); habit, dense leaf canopy, Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. 5 May 2013
Copyright©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper auritum (false awa); habit, dense leaf canopy, Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. 5 May 2013
HabitPiper auritum (false awa); habit, dense leaf canopy, Fiji, Viti Levu, Naitasiri, Lomaivuna. 5 May 2013©Bal Narayan Swamy-2013
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing stems which can grow as individual plants or clumps.
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing stems which can grow as individual plants or clumps.
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing stems which can grow as individual plants or clumps.
HabitPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing stems which can grow as individual plants or clumps.©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing stems which can grow as individual plants or clumps.
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing stems which can grow as individual plants or clumps.
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing stems which can grow as individual plants or clumps.
HabitPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, showing stems which can grow as individual plants or clumps.©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit. An old logging road densely covered by P. aduncum. East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. November 2008.
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit. An old logging road densely covered by P. aduncum. East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. November 2008.
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit. An old logging road densely covered by P. aduncum. East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. November 2008.
HabitPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit. An old logging road densely covered by P. aduncum. East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. November 2008.©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit on logging road. Logging roads provide access for P. aduncum to spread and invade, including into rich, intact forest.
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit on logging road. Logging roads provide access for P. aduncum to spread and invade, including into rich, intact forest.
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit on logging road. Logging roads provide access for P. aduncum to spread and invade, including into rich, intact forest.
HabitPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit on logging road. Logging roads provide access for P. aduncum to spread and invade, including into rich, intact forest.©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit and habitat. Opened landscape is a preferred habitat for P. aduncum to grow and spread.
TitleHabit and habitat
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit and habitat. Opened landscape is a preferred habitat for P. aduncum to grow and spread.
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit and habitat. Opened landscape is a preferred habitat for P. aduncum to grow and spread.
Habit and habitatPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit and habitat. Opened landscape is a preferred habitat for P. aduncum to grow and spread.©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit and habitat, around students dormitory. XTBG, China. March 2016.
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit and habitat, around students dormitory. XTBG, China. March 2016.
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit and habitat, around students dormitory. XTBG, China. March 2016.
HabitPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit and habitat, around students dormitory. XTBG, China. March 2016.©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, spreading along road in XTBG, China. March 2016.
TitleHabit
CaptionPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, spreading along road in XTBG, China. March 2016.
Copyright©Michael Padmanaba
Piper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, spreading along road in XTBG, China. March 2016.
HabitPiper aduncum (spiked pepper); habit, spreading along road in XTBG, China. March 2016.©Michael Padmanaba

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Piper L.

Preferred Common Name

  • pepper

International Common Names

  • French: poivre

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Pfeffer
  • Indonesia: lada; uceng-ucengan
  • Italy: pepe

EPPO code

  • PIPSS (Piper sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Piperales
  •                         Family: Piperaceae
  •                             Genus: Piper