genus Piper


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Related to genus Piper: genus Capsicum
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Noun1.genus Piper - type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Piperaceae, pepper family, Piperaceae - tropical woody vines and herbaceous plants having aromatic herbage and minute flowers in spikelets
pepper vine, true pepper - any of various shrubby vines of the genus Piper
black pepper, common pepper, Madagascar pepper, pepper, Piper nigrum, white pepper - climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
long pepper, Piper longum - slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas
betel, betel pepper, Piper betel - Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians
cubeb vine, Java pepper, Piper cubeba, cubeb - tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine bearing spicy berrylike fruits
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The family of Piperaceae belonging to super order Nymphaeiflloraea, order Piperales and genus Piper of family Piperaceae commonly known as pan comprises about 10 genera, 2000 species.
A phylogeny of the tropical genus Piper using ITS and the chloroplast intronpsbJ-petA.
Phylogeny and patterns of floral diversity in the genus Piper (Piperaceae).
Active metabolites of the genus Piper against Aedes aegypti: natural alternative sources for dengue vector control
The Piper tuberculatum species, known as pipilongo, belongs to the genus Piper (piperaceae) widely distributed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world.
Among these families the Piperaceae family has been investigated, especially the species of the genus Piper (Marquis 1991; Bernard et al.
The genus Piper, a member of the family Piperaceae, contains over 700 species that occur widely distributed in the tropics and subtropics.