Piperaceae

Description

3615 spp.

Source: Pinkka e-learning: Tropical plant families (EKOL4311, University of Turku) - All tropical plant families CC BY 4.0

Growing form

Shrubs, trees, lianas, (succulent) herbs.

Leaf

Leaves alternate or opposite, simple, gland-dotted, petioles winged, sheating.

Flower

Opposite to leaves or terminal.

Fruit and seed

Fruits usually berries or drupes.

Source: Pinkka e-learning: Tropical plant families (EKOL4311, University of Turku) - All tropical plant families CC BY 4.0

The map represents observations of this taxon, but it may not be used as a distribution map. A total of

observations in Finland?

Checklist
FinBIF master checklist
Scientific name
Piperaceae
Author
Giseke
Identifier
http://tun.fi/MX.4986331
Taxon rank
family
DNA barcode sequences
Informal groups
  • Vascular plants