Piper mullesua Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 20 (1825)
This name is a synonym of Piper peepuloides

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Suwanphakdee, C. & al. (2020). A synopsis of Thai Piper (Piperaceae). Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 48: 145-183. [Cited as Piper peepuloides.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Chanchal, C. & Thongam, B. (2013). Notes on the Piper species of Manipur, north east India. Folia Malaysiana 14: 55-62. [Cited as Piper mullesua.]
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1984). Flora of Bhutan 1(2): 189-462. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh. [Cited as Piper mullesua.]
  • Mukherjee, P.K. (2018). Nomenclatural notes on Piper Linn. (Piperaceae) from India II. Phytotaxa 338: 17-32. [Cited as Piper mullesua.]
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 2: 1-1060. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka. [Cited as Piper mullesua.]
  • Sarmah, K.K. & Borthakur, S.K. (2009). A checklist of angiospermic plants of Manas national park in Assam, India. Pleione 3: 190-200. [Cited as Piper mullesua.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of China 4: 1-453. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Piper mullesua.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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