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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. Last Changed: 11-Jun-2018
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 133 (80 active, 43 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  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. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  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 Peppers of the world. (Peppers World)
  7. Eshbaugh, W. H. Peppers: history and exploitation of a serendipitous new crop discovery (New Crops) 132-139.
  8. Eshbaugh, W. H. 1979. Biosystematic and evolutionary study of the Capsicum pubescens complex Res. Rep. Natl. Geogr. Soc. 143-162.
  9. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F 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 (Proc XII Eucarpia)
  15. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  16. Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. (Mansfeld)
  17. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  18. McLeod, M. J. et al. 1979. A preliminary biochemical systematic study of the genus Capsicum-Solanaceae (Biol Solan) 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). (Pl Names)
  21. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  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. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  24. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8919. Accessed 21 November 2018.