Piper auritum
Root beer plant Hoja de estrellaPIPERACEAE
Photos (c) Willow Zuchowski and ProNativas

Habit: Small tree

General Height: 3 meters+

Slope: Montane

Sun or Shade: Sun

Inflorescence Colors: White

Flower Pollination: Insect?

Fruit Display Colors: Gray

Fruit Dispersal: Bat

Credits: The Electronic Field Guide to Native Ornamental Plants of Monteverde (c) 2007 Willow Zuchowski, ProNativas, EFG Project, UMass Boston