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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bangladesh to China (Yunnan) and W. & Central Malesia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

East Himalaya, Leeward Is., Windward Is.

Piper retrofractum Vahl appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 28, 2008 Krispinus [139160], Sabah K000575227
Aug 28, 2008 Madani, L. [143359], Sabah K000575226
Jan 1, 1908 Blume, C.L. [s.n.], Jawa K000820050
s.coll. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia Piper officinarum K000842339
s.coll. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia Piper officinarum K000842341
s.coll. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia Piper officinarum K000842340
s.coll. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia Piper officinarum K000842338
Aug 28, 2008 Walker [DB031], Sulawesi Piper chaba K000575230
Aug 1, 1908 Korthals, P.W. [s.n.], Sumatera Piper chaba K000820070
Aug 1, 1908 Korthals, P.W. [s.n.], Sumatera Piper chaba K000820071
Walker, J.S. [DB031], Sulawesi Piper chaba 73933.000
s.coll. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia Piper chaba K000842337
s.coll. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia Piper chaba K000842336

First published in Enum. Pl. 1: 314 (1804)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Leti, M., Hul, S., Fouché, J.-G., Cheng, S.K. & David, B. (2013). Flore photographique du Cambodge: 1-589. Éditions Privat, Toulouse.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Suwanphakdee, C. & al. (2020). A synopsis of Thai Piper (Piperaceae) Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 48: 145-183.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of China 4: 1-453. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Das, A.P., Samanta, A.K. & Biswas, K. (2010). A census of Piper L. (Piperaceae) in Terai, Duars and the hills of Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas Pleione 4: 33-41.
  • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of China 4: 1-453. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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