Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats Specimen Records:20Specimens with Sequences:22Specimens with Barcodes:18Species:4Species With Barcodes:4Public Records:10Public Species:4Public BINs:0
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Pimenta is a genus of flowering plants in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae described as a genus in 1821. It is native to Central and South America, Mexico, and the West Indies.
Well-known species include allspice (P. dioica) and the West Indian bay tree (P. racemosa). The name is derived from the Spanish word pimienta, meaning "peppercorn." It refers to the berries of P. dioica.