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Descriptor English: Piperaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Piperaceae
Descriptor Portuguese: Piperaceae
Descriptor French: Piperaceae
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.812
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D026321
Scope note: A family of flowering plants in the order Piperales best known for the black pepper widely used in SPICES, and for KAVA and Betel used for neuroactive properties.
Annotation: prefer specific plant
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Spices (1993-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
DeCS ID: 35918
Unique ID: D026321
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Piperaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0377811
Scope note A family of flowering plants in the order Piperales best known for the black pepper widely used in SPICES, and for KAVA and Betel used for neuroactive properties.
Preferred term Piperaceae



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