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Piperales
Piper aduncum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Piperales
Dumort. (1829)
Families

Aristolochiaceae
Hydnoraceae
Lactoridaceae
Piperaceae
Saururaceae

Piperales is a botanical name for an order of flowering plants. It necessarily includes the family Piperaceae but otherwise has been treated variously over time. Well-known plants which may be included in this order include black pepper, kava, lizard's tail, birthwort, and wild ginger.


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