Piper retrofractum

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Piper retrofractum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Piperales
Family: Piperaceae
Genus: Piper
Species: P. retrofractum
Binomial name
Piper retrofractum
Vahl
Synonyms

Piper officinarum (Miq.) C.DC.

Piper retrofractum, the Balinese long pepper or Javanese long pepper, is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. The fruit of Piper retrofractum is similar in appearance and taste to that of the Long Pepper (P. longum). In Cambodia it is known as ដីប្លី (Dei-Phlei) and Thai as ดีปลี [Dee'bPlee].

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