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Taxon: Capsicum pubescens Ruiz & Pav.

 
Genus: Capsicum
Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Solanoideae
Tribe: Capsiceae
Nomen number: 8919
Place of publication: Fl. peruv. 2:30. 1799
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/671418
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 133 (80 active, 40 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (spice fide Eshbaugh in Janick & Simmon 1993)
  • Human food: vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • South America (Andean)


    Other (probable origin Bolivia)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Carrizo García, C. et al. 2016. Phylogenetic relationships, diversification and expansion of chili peppers (Capsicum, Solanaceae). Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 118:35-51.
  4. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  5. D'Arcy, W. G. & W. H. Eshbaugh. 1974. New World peppers (Capsicum-Solanaceae) North of Colombia. A résumé . Baileya 19:95.
  6. DeWitt, D. & P. W. Bosland. 1996. Peppers of the world. Note: Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, California
  7. Eshbaugh, W. H. 1979. Biosystematic and evolutionary study of the Capsicum pubescens complex. Res. Rep. Natl. Geogr. Soc. 143-162.
  8. Eshbaugh, W. H. 1993. Peppers: history and exploitation of a serendipitous new crop discovery. New crops 132-139.
  9. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Capsicum+pubescens&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  11. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  12. Heiser, C. B., Jr. & P. G. Smith. 1958. A new species of Capsicum from South America. Brittonia 10:197.
  13. Ibiza, V. P. et al. 2012. Taxonomy and genetic diversity of domesticated Capsicum species in the Andean region. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 59:1077-1088.
  14. Kochieva, E. Z. et al. 2004. Assessment of genetic relationships in the genus Capsicum using different DNA marker systems. Proceedings of the XIIth EUCARPIA meeting on genetics and breeding of Capsicum and eggplant, Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands, 17-19 May, 2004
  15. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  16. Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  17. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  18. McLeod, M. J. et al. 1979. A preliminary biochemical systematic study of the genus Capsicum-Solanaceae. The biology and taxonomy of the Solanacae 705.
  19. Moscone, E. A. et al. 2007. The evolution of chili peppers (Capsicum - Solanaceae): a cytogenetic perspective. Acta Hort. 745:137-170.
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  21. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  22. Rodriguez, J. M. et al. 1999. Variation among and within Capsicum species revealed by RAPD markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 99:147-156.
  23. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  24. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  25. Walsh, B. M. & S. B. Hoot. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships of Capsicum (Solanaceae) using DNA sequences from two noncoding regions: The chloroplast atpB-rbcL spacer region and nuclear waxy introns. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 162:1409-1418.

Check other web resources for Capsicum pubescens Ruiz & Pav. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8919. Accessed 20 July 2019.