Black Pepper endemic to western ghats of Kerala

Black pepper seed germination

Black Pepper and Long Pepper belong to piperaceae family. Black Pepper which is also known as (Kurumulaku in Malayalam – Kali Mirch in Hindi – Marich in Sanskrit) is cultivated for its fruit. Which is normally dried and used as a spice, medicine and seasoning. Black pepper is endemic to western ghats of Kerala. Since centuries India is a source of high quality pepper specially the Malabar variety. Pepper was…

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