Piperaceae, Piper guineense, West African Pepper

This Piper species is said to be native to West Africa, where it is widely used as a spice/condiment/flavoring. I found it growing in the understory of Kakamega forest in […]


Here’s a list-in-progress of plant families, ordered alphabetically. Click a family name and the link will take you to a page listing corresponding entries. I am in the process up […]


Following is a list of plant species I work with. The list mostly consists of species from around the world, typically those species I have encountered while living, traveling and […]