Capsicum annuum L.

  • Family : SOLANACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species : Capsicum annuum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Capsicum annuum L.
  • Common name : Chilly Plant, Red Peppers
  • Vernacular name : Lal Mirchi, Mirch (Hin.); Menasu, Menasina kaayi (Kan.); Usimilagai (Tam.); Mirapa, Mirapa kaaya (Tel.); Lonka (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Commonly cultivated, often as an escape.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Cultivated world over
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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. annuum. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.


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