EPPO Global Database

Piper betle(PIPBE)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

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

Notes

Indian peninsula, southeast Asia. Betel leaves are used as a vegetable, and as a wrap for chewing areca nut or tobacco. Introduced in Caribbean


Common names
Name Language
betel pepperbush English
betel vine English
Betelpfefferstrauch German
betel French
b├ętel Spanish
betel Italian
betelblad Dutch