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Taxon: Piper methysticum G. Forst.

 
Genus: Piper
Family: Piperaceae
Nomen number: 28587
Place of publication: Diss. pl. esc. 76. 1786
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (fide F Viti; Pl Res SEAs 16:106. 2000)
  • Medicines:
  • Social: religious/secular; religious/secular; stimulant; stimulant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia (possibly native on some islands)
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Vanuatu (possibly native)


    Cultivated (cult. throughout Oceania)

    Naturalized (sometimes natzd. throughout Oceania)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Piper+methysticum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  8. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  12. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  13. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  14. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  15. Vossen, H. A. M. van der & M. Wessel, eds. 2000. Stimulants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 16:106.
  16. Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i

Check other web resources for Piper methysticum G. Forst. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=28587. Accessed 19 September 2019.