EPPO Global Database

Piper betle(PIPBE)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PIPBE
  • Preferred name: Piper betle
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Indochina, Malesia. Betel leaves are used as a vegetable, and as a wrap for chewing areca nut or tobacco. Introduced in Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Madagascar, Caribbean, New Guinea


Common names
Name Language
betel pepperbush English
betel vine English
Betelpfefferstrauch German
betel French
bétel Spanish
betel Italian
betelblad Dutch
bétele Portuguese
sirih Indonesian