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Taxon: Capsicum chinense Jacq.

 
Genus: Capsicum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Capsiceae
Nomen number: 8910
Place of publication: Hort. bot. vindob. 3:38, t. 67. 1777
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Jan-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 518 (486 active, 509 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia (s.)


    Other



    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas (possible wild populations)]


References:

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  21. Monteiro da Silva, C. E. et al. 2011. Reproductive characterization of interspecific hybrids among Capsicum species Crop Breed. Appl. Biotechnol. 11:241-249.
  22. Moscone, E. A. et al. 2007. The evolution of chili peppers (Capsicum - Solanaceae): a cytogenetic perspective Acta Hort. 745:137-170.
  23. Moses, M. et al. 2014. Microsatellite based analysis of the genetic structure and diversity of Capsicum chinense in the Neotropics Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 61:741-755.
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Check other web resources for Capsicum chinense Jacq. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8910. Accessed 14 December 2018.