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Taxon: Piper auritum Kunth

 
Genus: Piper
Family: Piperaceae
Nomen number: 312915
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 1:45[folio]; 1:54[quarto]. 1816
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Sep-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide F Cuba; Food Feed Crops US)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Jamaica (natzd.?)


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  3. Callejas, R. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Facciola, S. Cornucopia II: a source book of edible plants. 1998 (Cornucopia II)
  6. Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  7. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  8. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Ramírez Amezcua, J. M. 2016. Piper commutatum (Piperaceae), the correct name for a widespread species in Mexico and Mesoamerica Acta Bot. Mex. 116:9-19.
  13. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  14. Tebbs, M. C. 1990. Revision of Piper (Piperaceae) in the New World. 2. The taxonomy of Piper section Churumayu Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 20(2):234.

Check other web resources for Piper auritum Kunth :

  • 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?id=312915. Accessed 16 November 2018.