False Kava (Fijian: Yaqoyaqona)

Macropiper timothianum (Piperaceae)


Shrub, 1.5-3 m tall. White flowers and red fruits.


Grows in Pacific islands like Fiji and Samoa

Natural Medical Properties

No known.

Did you know?

Close related (same subfamily) to Kava (Piper methysticum) and Black Pepper (Piper nigrum).

Further reading:


World Flora Online
WorldChecklist of Selected Plant Families
A working list of all plant species