Definition of Genus Piper

1. Noun. Type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Piper

genus Pieris
genus Pilea
genus Pilosella
genus Pilularia
genus Pimenta
genus Pimpinella
genus Pinckneya
genus Pinctada
genus Pineus
genus Pinguicula
genus Pinguinus
genus Pinicola
genus Pinnotheres
genus Pinus
genus Pipa
genus Piper (current term)
genus Pipile
genus Pipilo
genus Pipistrellus
genus Pipra
genus Piptadenia
genus Pipturus
genus Piqueria
genus Piranga
genus Piroplasma
genus Pisanosaurus
genus Piscidia
genus Pisonia
genus Pistacia
genus Pistia

Literary usage of Genus Piper

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1844)
"OBSERVATIONS ON CERTAIN PLANTS OF THE genus Piper. BY MR. TRN MORSON. The next pepper of general use in Europe is the Piper longum, which is also in our ..."

2. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by David Brewster (1825)
"... other they are seen projected among those external objects to which the eyeball is directed. AET. II.—An Account of a Plant allied to the genus Piper. ..."

3. Spices by Henry Nicholas Ridley (1912)
"CHAPTER VIII PEPPERS THE true peppers all belong to the genus Piper, order Piperaceae, ... The genus Piper contains a very large number of plants, ..."

4. Exotic Flora: Containing Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare Or Otherwise by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1823)
"The individuals belonging to the genus Piper are, as this learned traveller ... United with the genus Piper, as it stands in ROEMER and SCHULTZ'S 'Syst. ..."

5. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... another fruit formerly referred, like the two last-mentioned, to the genus Piper, Is now considered ..."

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