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Black pepper (Plant)

LC control 85102395
LC classificationQK495.P67 Botany
SB307.P5 Culture
Topical headingBlack pepper (Plant)
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Variant(s)Pepper (Spice plant)
Piper nigrum
White pepper (Plant)
See alsoPiper (Genus)
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Found inWiersman, J.H. World economic plants, 1999 (Piper nigrum L., common names: black pepper, pepper, white pepper)
Hortus 3 (Piper nigrum L., black pepper, white pepper, pepper plant. Black pepper is obtained from the dried unripe fruit; when the pericorp is removed the product obtained is white pepper)
Web. 3 (black pepper: 1) a pungent condiment consisting of the fruit of an East Indian plant (Piper nigrum) ground with the black husk still on; 2) the black pepper plant)
ITIS search, Dec. 7, 2007 (Piper nigrum L., common name: black pepper)