The cultivated capsicum peppers


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).

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