Cubeba borbonensis Miq.
Cubeba costulata Miq.
Piper borbonense (Miq.) C.DC.
Piper pyrifolium is an epiphytic, evergreen climbing shrub[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
Africa - Madagascar, Reunion.
An epiphytic plant growing on trees in forests and ravines at low to middle elevations in Reunion[
A plant of the moist tropics, found at elevations from near sea level to just over 1,500 meters, but most commonly above 900 metres.
The plant is used as a depurative and diuretic. It is used in decoction to treat stomatitis (inflammation of the mouth lining) in young children, and also to treat blennorrhagia[
The fruits are febrifuge and stomachic. They are used in the treatment of blennorrhagia[
The stem internodes are used in the treatment of asthma and neuralgia[
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