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Taxon: Piper aduncum L.

 
Genus: Piper
Family: Piperaceae
Nomen number: 316786
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:29. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • 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 [Jawa]

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

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


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Boggan, J. et al. 1992. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  5. Burger, W. C., ed. 1971-. Flora costaricensis.
  6. Callejas, R. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. Spanish common names
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  10. Howard, R. 1988. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 4:25.
  11. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  12. Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia
  13. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. Parham, J. W. 1972. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed.
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  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).
  19. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  20. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  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. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  23. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.
  24. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Piper aduncum L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316786. Accessed 19 July 2019.