Economic Botany

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 214–227 | Cite as

The cultivated capsicum peppers

  • Charles B. Heiser
  • Paul G. Smith
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Chilis in Latin American cooking, pimento in stuffed olives, paprika, cayenne pepper, bland bull-nosed peppers stuffed with meat, and the very pungent African chilies are all varieties of Capsicum peppers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles B. Heiser
    • 1
  • Paul G. Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.Indiana UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaUSA

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