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Taxon: Piper umbellatum L.

 
Genus: Piper
Family: Piperaceae
Nomen number: 400110
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:30. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 27-Sep-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Apr-1996
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • cordoncillo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Spanish
  • da hu jiao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide R. Callejas, pers. comm. 1996; Food Feed Crops US)
  • Medicines: folklore (as Heckeria umbellata)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Ceara, Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Naturalized (natzd. in paleotropics)

References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  2. Callejas, R. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  5. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark 1952. Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat) 24(part 3):331.
  9. Tebbs, M. C. 1993. Revision of Piper (Piperaceae) in the New World. 3. The taxonomy of Piper sections Lepianthes and Radula Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 23:3.
  10. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  11. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Piper umbellatum L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?400110. Accessed 16 November 2018.