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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Piperales
Family: Piperaceae
Genus: Piper
P. nigrum, black/white/green pepper
P. betle, betel
P. cubeba, cubeb
P. longum, long pepper
P. methysticum, kava
P. retrofractum, long pepper
Piper is a genus of plants containing the common table seasoning black pepper and the medicinal plant kava kava.
Piper is also a common nickname for The New Piper Aircraft company.