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Digital Herbaria

Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum

Capsicum annuum L. var. glabriusculum (Dunal) Heiser & Pickersgill

Chile Pequin, Chile Tepin, Bird Pepper, Turkey Pepper, Cayenne Pepper

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (I), VI (I)

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Specimen & Label Data

Capsicum annuum var. aviculare

Bird-Pepper, Chillipiquin


Location: 135 m SW of horse pens, N side of walking path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Some shade; nominal moisture; alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Much branched shrub about 1 m tall. Leaves ovate, acute apically, to 3 x 6 cm, opposite or fascicled, petiolate, medium-green above, yellow-green below. Peduncles to 3 cm, slender, mostly single in axils, recurved at maturity. Corolla white; ovary superior. Fruit an ovate berry, red at maturity, pungent. Seeds--many.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 5, 1987
Specimen number: 208

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0450
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36

Annotations: SXFXB

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