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Capsicum frutescens

Capsicum frutescens

Capsicum frutescens L. Engl.: wild pepper, African pepper, bird pepper, cayenne pepper, chillies, Guinea pepper, hot pepper, red chili, red pepper, spur pepper, Tabasco pepper. Deu.: Tabasco. Span.: ají, chile, guindilla. Bot. syn.: Capsicum fastigiatum Blume, Capsicum longum DC., Capsicum minimum Blanco, nom. illeg., Capsicum minimum Roxb.

Capsicum frutescens Ruiz & Pavon, Solanaceae: See Capsicum annuum L.

Photo: Capsicum frutescens 3.

Taxonomy extra:
'de cayenne'. Plants in fruit. Helsinki bot.g., (Kump.), Finland. Planted. 2006-08-19.

Photo: Capsicum frutescens.

Taxonomy extra:
Fruit and flower. On Capsicum names: if there's only one flower per branch, and it hangs down, it's a C. annuum. If there's 1-2 (or rarely 4) flowers per branch, and they stand up, it's a C. frutescens. Less common are C. pubescens, chinense and baccatum. Uppsala bot.g., Sweden. Greenhouse. 2003-06-21.

Photo: Capsicum frutescens 2.

Taxonomy extra:
Bush in fruit and flower. Uppsala bot.g., Sweden. Greenhouse. 2003-06-21.

Photo: Capsicum frutescens 1.

Taxonomy extra:
Flower and fruit. Uppsala bot.g., Sweden. Greenhouse. 2003-06-21.

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