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Pepper Capsicum spp. Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Pepper 
Scientific Name(s): Capsicum spp. 
Common Name(s): aji picante, bell pepper, pepper 
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"Pepper" entered without modifiers refers to all species of Capsicum including:

  • Capsicum annuum (bell pepper, cayenne pepper, cherry pepper, chili pepper, garden pepper, Hungarian pepper, Italian sweet pepper, mango pepper, paprika pepper, pimento, red pepper, sweet red pepper, topepo)
  • Capsicum baccatum var. baccatum (cayenne pepper)
  • Capsicum cardenasii (ulupica pepper)
  • Capsicum frutescens (tabasco pepper, chili pepper, bird pepper, cayenne pepper)
  • Capsicum pubescens (rocoto pepper, apple chile)
  • Capsicum sinense (bonnet pepper)


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