EPPO Global Database

Piper aduncum(PIPAD)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PIPAD
  • Preferred name: Piper aduncum
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Mexico, Central America, Caribbean (Jamaica to Puerto Rico), South America (except southern cone). Introduced in USA (Florida)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
spiked pepper English
spiked pepperbush English
Hakenpfefferstrauch German
cordoncillo blanco Spanish (MX)
higuillo oloroso Spanish
platanillo de Cuba Spanish (CU)
aperta-ruão Portuguese (BR)