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Taxon: Piper guineense Thonn.

 
Genus: Piper
Family: Piperaceae
Nomen number: 28582
Place of publication: C. F. Schumacher, Beskr. Guin. pl. 19. 1827
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where the name and diagnosis together (Melbourne ICN Art. 46, Ex. 9. 12, & 22) and the description are all ascribed to Thonning
Name Verified on: 01-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • ashanti pepper  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Benin pepper  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Guinea cubeb  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • poivre d'Anchantis  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Aschantipfeffer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • pimienta de Guinea  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

Check other web resources for Piper guineense Thonn. :

  • 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?id=28582. Accessed 21 October 2018.