Piper retrofractum Vahl, Enum. Pl. 1: 314 1804. (syn. Chavica celtidiformis Miq.; Chavica hainana C.DC.; Chavica labillardieri Miq.; Chavica maritima Miq.; Chavica officinarum Miq.; Chavica parvifolia Hassk.; Chavica peepuloides Wight; Chavica retrofracta Miq.; Cubeba chaba Miq.; Piper arnottianum C.DC.; Piper callosum Opiz; Piper chaba Hunter; Piper longum Bl.; Piper maritimum Blume ex C.DC.; Piper officinarum (Miq.) C. DC.; Piper palawanum C.DC.; Piper parvifolium Blanco; Steffensia carpunya Kunth);  
Native to: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
Introduced into: East Himalaya, Leeward Is., Windward Is. as per POWO
Long Pepper, Balinese Pepper, Javanese long pepper; 


Piperaceae, Lauraceae and Thymelaeaceae SN 08 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1).    

Piper retrofractum Vahl., (= P. chaba Hunter)
Cultivated climber for its medicinal fruits

.. Is this called ‘gaja hippali in Kannada ?

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