Capsicum baccatum


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Noun1.Capsicum baccatum - plant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits; includes wild forms native to tropical America; thought to be ancestral to the sweet pepper and many hot peppers
genus Capsicum, Capsicum - chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, pepper - any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
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A biosystematic and evolutionary study of Capsicum baccatum (Solanaceae).
The following peppers were studied: Schinus terebinthifolius (Anacardiaceae Family); Piper nigrum, white and black (Piperaceae Family); Pimenta dioica (Myrtaceae Family); Capsicum baccatum and Capsicum frutescents (Solanaceae Family); and two species of Capsicum chinense (Solanaceae Family).
Capsicum baccatum varieties keep in good condition for a remarkable length of time, either on or off the plant, effectively extending the fresh chilli season by 6 or 8 weeks.
Thirty-three different plant materials from various countries were used as test materials, 23 of which belonged to the Capsicum frutescens species, 4 of which belonged to Capsicum annum species, 2 of which belonged to Capsicum chinense, 1 of which belonged to Capsicum baccatum species, 2 of which belonged to Kahramanmaras population and 1 of which belonged to Capsicum sp.
Finally, there is the Capsicum baccatum, which include the aji peppers, also from South America.
Most of these peppers, 'Aji Limo' included, belong to the species Capsicum baccatum, which are first cousins to our common bell peppers and most of the subtropical peppers from Mexico.