Ährenpaprika

Matico, Heilpflanze mit heilenden Eigenschaften

Hundsgift (Piper aduncum)

Synonyme:
Matico
Piper_aduncum (Wikipedia)

Piper aduncum
Piper aduncum.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Magnoliids
Order:Piperales
Family:Piperaceae
Genus:Piper
Species:
P. aduncum
Binomial name
Piper aduncum
Synonyms
  • Piper angustifolium Ruiz & Pav.
  • Piper celtidifolium
  • Piper elongatum

Piper aduncum, the spiked pepper, matico, hierba del soldado, achotlín, cordoncillo, higuillo or higuillo de hoja menuda, is a flowering plant in the family Piperaceae. Like many species in the family, the matico tree has a peppery odor. It grows wild on the coasts and in the forests of Central and South America and in the Interandean Valleys, up to 3,000 m (9,800 ft) above sea level.

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