Piper nigrum

Piper nigrum Piper nigrum Piper nigrum

Piper nigrum - Perennial vine, climber; stem semi-woody; rooting sparingly; nodes thickened; young parts glabrous. Leaves 12.7-17.5 cm long, cordate at base; petioles 2.5-3.7 cm long. Flowers bisexual, sessile in axils of fleshy bracts, arranged in leaf-opposed spikes 5 cm long. Fruit nearly globose, at first dar green, about 6 mm long passing through orange-yellow to dull red when ripe in pendulous spikes 10-15 cm long

Scientific Name Piper nigrum
Family Name PIPERACEAE
English Name Pepper
Local Name Gammiris (ගම්මිරිස්)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status
Status Naturalized Exotic
Edible Parts Seed

Piper nigrum Piper nigrum Piper nigrum

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