Piper crassinervium Kunth
  • Nov. Gen. Sp.
  • aua hatu nixpu

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Piper crassinervium Kunth. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000478616. Accessed on: 24 Oct 2020'

General Information

An essentially glabrous shrub or small tree, 2-5 m. tall; upper internodes comparatively short but soon lengthening, glabrous; leaves ovate, 5-14 cm. wide X 13-23 cm. long, apex acuminate, base rounded, obtuse or in large leaves sometimes shallowly cordate, equilateral or with one side slightly shorter, abruptly acute at the petiole, pinnately nerved from below the middle, the nerves 4 or 5 on each side, prominent beneath, glabrous or at most only sparsely minutely puberulent along the nerves, drying firm, translucent; petiole about 15 mm. long, vaginate and narrowly winged to the middle or above; spikes 5-7 mm. thick X 12-15 cm. long when mature; peduncle stout, 5-15 mm. long, pubescent; bracts rounded- or triangular-subpeltate, marginally fringed, zonately arranged; fruit rounded, gla- brate, stigmas 3, recurved, on a rather short style.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
    • ]. 


    Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama; the species Colombia and Ecuador.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution Map

    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Acre
    • Amazonas
    • Parí
    • Bahia
    • Ceará
    • Maranh
    • Sergipe
    • Paraní
    • Santa Catarina
    • Espirito Santo
    • Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • São Paulo
    • Brazilia Distrito Federal
    • Goiás
    • Mato Grosso
    • Mato Grosso do Sul

    Other Local Names

    aua hatu nixpukaxinawa

     Information From

    MBG Floras Images
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
    • C Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    Global Tree Search
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • D Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • F CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).