Taxon: Piper aduncum L.

 
Genus: Piper
Family: Piperaceae
Nomen number: 316786
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:29. 1753
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (mostly of unknown importance fide Atlas WWeed; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (probably)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia (probably), Ecuador, Peru


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas. 1992 (L Guianas)
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  5. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  6. Callejas, R. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  10. Howard, R. 1988. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 4:25.
  11. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  12. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  13. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  18. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  19. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  20. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  21. 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. 23:19-21.
  22. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  23. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  24. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

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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=316786. Accessed 26 May 2018.