Piper thomsonii (C. DC.) Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5(13): 87 1886. (syn: Chavica thomsonii C.DC.; Piper bavinum C.DC.)?;  
Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;

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SK 2625 24 May 2020 : 20 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)

Location : Gyaneswor, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Elevation : 1300 m.
Date : 05 May 2020
Habitat : Cultivated


Piper longum?

Cannot say but does not look like !


Could not match with any of listed Piper in efn and two addition listed P. pedicellatum and P. rhytidocarpum.

May be male plant of Piper mullesua Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don as per posting by Nidhan ji at Piperaceae, Lauraceae and Thymelaeaceae Fortnight: Piperaceae-Piper for id from Sikkim-NS SEP 11
Pl. check.

I am not sure … Did not see such image and herbarium anywhere.

I think male plant of Piper peepuloides is possible as per GBIF specimen.

Thank you … Does it produce fruits?


Male plant will not produce fruit.


Can it be male plant of Piper mullesua Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don as per posting by … at Piperaceae, Lauraceae and Thymelaeaceae Fortnight: Piperaceae-Piper for id from Sikkim-NS SEP 11 ?


Looks different according to leaf comparison.


No. It is a female plant of Piper thomsonii. Inflorescence of Piper mullesua have bisexual Flowers.


I could not find listing of Piper thomsonii (C.DC.) Hook.f. in Nepal, however, distribution is mentioned in POWO only. But no record of herbarium sp. in Nepal.


Sir it is a female plant and probably of P. hamiltonii

Thanks a lot, … … suggested it as a  female plant of Piper thomsonii.
Any views ?


Thank you … Only POWO showing distribution in Nepal.

CoL also listed for Nepal !


Looking the length and the thickness of the of the spike  and the nature of the prophyll, it may not be a P. thomsonii 
Lets have some more picture with the habit, leaves and fruits.
It may not be P. hamiltonii also and could be P. khasianum too. SO better get more materials.  


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