The cultivated capsicum peppers

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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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Heiser, C.B., Smith, P.G. The cultivated capsicum peppers. Econ Bot 7, 214–227 (1953). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02984948

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Keywords

  • Capsaicin
  • Economic Botany
  • Peru
  • Fruit Shape
  • Corolla Lobe