Taxon profile


Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Solanales »  family Solanaceae »  genus Capsicum - pepper

Scientific synonyms

Capsicum abyssinicum A. Rich.
Capsicum angulosum Mill.
Capsicum annuum f. chlorocarpum Kuntze
Capsicum annuum f. erectum Makino
Capsicum annuum f. leucocarpum Kuntze
Capsicum annuum f. luteum Kuntze
Capsicum annuum f. nigrum Makino
Capsicum annuum f. pendulum Makino
Capsicum annuum f. violaceum Kuntze
Capsicum annuum subsp. microcarpon Dierb.

Other names

= Bell Pepper
= Cayenne Pepper
= Chile Pepper
= Chili Pepper
= Chilli Pepper
= Jalapeño
= Ornamental Pepper
= Paprika

Least Concern




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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Orobanche ramosa L. - Hemp Broomrape

Related glossary terms

spice, vegetable

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Capsicum annuum L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Capsicum annuum L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Capsicum annuum L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Capsicum annuum L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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