Piperaceae

Known as: pepper family 
A family of flowering plants in the order Piperales best known for the black pepper widely used in SPICES, and for KAVA and Betel used for… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Piper (Piperaceae) is a Pantropical group with nearly 2000 species, constituting an important element of montane and lowland… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Eleven essential oils, namely, Cananga odorata (Annonaceae), Cupressus sempervirens (Cupressaceae), Curcuma longa (Zingiberaceae… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
To relate differences in phenological strategies of a group of closely related plants to biotic (pollinators, dispersers) and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
With ∼1000 species distributed pantropically, the genus Piper is one of the most diverse lineages among basal angiosperms. To… (More)
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2001
2001
The volatile composition of ten Piperaceae species, comprising three genera (Ottonia, Piper and Peperomia) has been studied. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The volatile oils of black pepper [Piper nigrum L. (Piperaceae)], clove [Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & Perry (Myrtaceae… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Capsaicin (Cap) is a pungent extract of the Capsicum pepper family, which activates nociceptive primary sensory neurons. Inward… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Insecticidal and growth-reducing properties of extracts of 14 species of American neotropical Piperaceae were investigated by… (More)
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1990
1990
The shrub Piper arieianum (Piperaceae) has a diverse herbivore fauna (95 species total) in Costa Rican rain forest. The effect of… (More)
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1981
1981
This paper describes the nightly and seasonal production of ripe fruit by Piper amalago (Piperaceae), a patchily distributed, bat… (More)
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