Capsicum frutescens L.

Common Names

Cayenne pepper, Chili pepper, Piment, Pimento, Tabasco pepper, Tabasco-sauce pepper

Description

Green waxy, irregular shape, smooth and waxy skin, stem at top, seeds.

Origin

World-wide

Comments

Host for fruit flies (including Bactrocera spp., & Ceratitis spp.), leaf mining flies (Agromyzidae), moths (Noctuidae), and beetles (Curculionidae).


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