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Piper aduncum (higuillo de hoja menuda; Bamboo piper; Jointwood; spiked pepper; higuillo; Aerta ruão; Anisillo; Cordoncillo; Cow's foot; False kava; False matico; Guayayo; Man anesi wiwiri; Matico; Santa Maria negra; Yaqona ni Onolulu)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Piper aduncum, the spiked pepper, matico or higuillo de hoja menuda, is a flowering plant in the family Piperaceae. Like many species in the family, the matico tree has a peppery odor.
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Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [1]  Tree

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