EPPO Global Database

Piper nigrum(PIPNI)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-03-01

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PIPNI
  • Preferred name: Piper nigrum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

India, Bangladesh. Cultivated since ancient times as a spice.  Introduced first in Indochina, China, then in West Africa, then in tropical America (Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America)


Common names
Name Language
black pepper English
common pepper English
pepper English
gemeiner Pfefferstrauch German
Pfeffer German
poivre noir French
poivrier French
poivrier cultivé French
pimentero Spanish
pimienta Spanish
pianta del pepe Italian
peper Dutch
pimenta Portuguese
pimenteiro Portuguese
pepparbuske Swedish
kaalee mirch Hindi
safed mirch Hindi
काली मिर्च Hindi
सफेद मिर्च Hindi