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Piper aduncum

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Piper aduncum

Family Name: Piperaceae

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Tree
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic
Maximum Height 8 m

Biogeography

Native Habitat Terrestrial
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical
Local Conservation Status Exotic (Spontaneous (Naturalised))

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water
Plant Growth Rate Fast

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Master ID 30844
Species ID 5214
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Species record last updated on: 20 August 2022.
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