piperaceous

piperaceous

(ˌpɪpəˈreɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Piperaceae, a family of pungent tropical shrubs and climbing flowering plants: includes pepper, betel, and cubeb
[C17: via New Latin from Latin piper pepper]
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nigrum cultivar cuttings is the presence of potential endodermal cells in the stem, as observed in other Piperaceous species, such as Piper aduncum (VIANNA; AKISUE, 1997), Piper crassinervium (ALBIERO et al.
In some Piperaceous plants, such as Peperomia parnassifolia species, vegetative propagation has been reported to occur naturally by stolon, defined as fresh plagiotropic stem aerial branches formed in the base of the plant.