Piper nigrum L., Sp. Pl., 1: 28., 1753
Type: "Habitat in India." Lectotype: Herb. Hermann 3: 21; 4: 11, No. 26 (BM). LT designated by Huber in Dassanayake & Fosberg (ed.), Revised Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6: 283. 1987.
Habit: Climber.
Distribution: Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh [Asia: Bhutan, China, Nepal, Sri Lanka; North America: Honduras; South America: Venezuela].
Family

Piperaceae Giseke

Genus

Piper Giseke