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Piper  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 18301

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pothomorphe Miq.
    Lepianthes Raf.
  Common Name(s): pepper [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyPiperaceae  – peppers  
                               GenusPiper L. – pepper  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Piper aduncum L. – spiked pepper, higuillo de hoja menuda 
                                  Species Piper aequale Vahl  
                                  Species Piper amalago L. – higuillo de limon 
                                  Species Piper angustifolium Lam. – pepper 
                                  Species Piper angustilimbum C. DC.  
                                  Species Piper auritum Kunth – Vera cruz pepper 
                                  Species Piper betle L. – betel pepper 
                                  Species Piper blattarum Spreng. – moth pepper 
                                  Species Piper cubeba L. f. – cubeb 
                                  Species Piper dilatatum Rich. – higuillo 
                                  Species Piper glabrescens (Miq.) C. DC. – Guyanese pepper 
                                  Species Piper guahamense C. DC.  
                                  Species Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn. – pepper 
                                  Species Piper hispidum Sw. – Jamaican pepper 
                                  Species Piper jacquemontianum Kunth – Caracas pepper 
                                  Species Piper lambeauense C. DC.  
                                  Species Piper longifolium Ruiz & Pav. – pepper 
                                  Species Piper longum L. – Indian long pepper 
                                  Species Piper marginatum Jacq. – marigold pepper 
                                  Species Piper methysticum G. Forst. – kava 
                                  Species Piper mornicola C. DC.  
                                  Species Piper nigrum L. – black pepper 
                                  Species Piper obliquum Ruiz & Pav.  
                                  Species Piper ornatum N.E. Br. – Celebes pepper 
                                  Species Piper peltatum L.  
                                  Species Piper ponapense C. DC. – pepper 
                                  Species Piper reticulatum L.  
                                  Species Piper retrofractum Vahl – Javanese long pepper 
                                  Species Piper swartzianum (Miq.) C. DC. – Spanish elder 
                                  Species Piper trigonum C. DC.  
                                  Species Piper umbellatum L.  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Piper   
  Source: Piperales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Piper   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Piper   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Piper   
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