Capsicum frutescens L.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY OR BRINJAL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species : Capsicum frutescens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Capsicum annuum L.
  • Common name : Bird's eye Chilly
  • Vernacular name : Dhan Mirch, Lovongi Mirchi (Hin.); Menasu (Kan.); Milagaai (Tam.); Golkonda mirapa, Konda mirapa, Aggi mirapa (Tel.); Dhanua lanka (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0371
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R. & K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 31/10/15
  • Collection Locality : Yelagiri Hills, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Open deciduous forest
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Widely cultivated as a vegetable.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Capsicum frutescens. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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