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Cayenne pepper

Capsicum annuum

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Mexico; Central America; s United States; West Indies; South America (north of Amazon River) [Introduced nearly worldwide]
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Varieties ca. 20 (1 in the flora).

(Discussion copyrighted by Flora of North America; reprinted with permission.)

Source FNA vol. 14.
Parent taxa Solanaceae > Capsicum
Subordinate taxa
C. annuum var. glabriusculum
Name authority Linnaeus: Sp. Pl. 1: 188. (1753)
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