Capsicum frutescens L.

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Capsicum frutescens

Picture: David Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu

Capsicum frutescens

Picture: David Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu

Capsicum frutescens

Picture: David Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu

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Synonyms:
Common names: African Chilli (English: Zambia) African Pepper (English: Zambia)
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Status: Introduced and Cultivated
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,E,Lk
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Literature:

Gonçalves, A.E. (2005). Solanaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(4) Pages 60 - 61.

Other sources of information about Capsicum frutescens:

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Flora of Malawi: Capsicum frutescens
Flora of Mozambique: Capsicum frutescens
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Capsicum frutescens
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Capsicum frutescens
Flora of Zimbabwe: Capsicum frutescens
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Capsicum frutescens

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Capsicum frutescens
African Plant Database: Capsicum frutescens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Capsicum frutescens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Capsicum frutescens
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Capsicum frutescens
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Capsicum frutescens
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Capsicum frutescens
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Capsicum frutescens
iNaturalist: Capsicum frutescens
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Capsicum frutescens
JSTOR Plant Science: Capsicum frutescens
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Capsicum frutescens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Capsicum frutescens
Plants of the World Online: Capsicum frutescens
The Plant List (version 1.1): Capsicum frutescens
Tropicos: Capsicum frutescens
Wikipedia: Capsicum frutescens


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Capsicum frutescens.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=150560, retrieved 18 February 2020

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