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 genus Piper includes more than 1000 species, but the best known are P nigrum, Piper longum, and Piper betle [19, 20].
Bisht et al., "Phytochemistry of the genus Piper" Phytochemistry, vol.
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.
The genus Piper L., with approximately 2000 species and a pantropical distribution (Quij ano-Abril et al., 2006), is one of the giant genera of Angiosperms (Frodin, 2004).
Phytoche mistry of the genus Piper. Phytochemistry.
Among these families the Piperaceae family has been investigated, especially the species of the genus Piper (Marquis 1991; Bernard et al.
As the control site lacked coffee bushes, spiders were sampled from one species of native bush (a woody species of the genus Piper) similar to the coffee plants with respect to height, architecture and foliage structure.
The genus Piper was most commonly found (55%), while Vismia was a distant second (8.5%).