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Capsicum annuum is a species of the plant genus Capsicum native to southern North America and northern South America. [1]

37 relations: Annual plant, Asterids, Ayurveda, Bell pepper, Berry (botany), Black pearl pepper, Capsaicin, Capsicum, Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum, Capsicum frutescens, Capsinoids, Carl Linnaeus, Chili pepper, Cinchona, Diphtheria, Eudicots, Fairfax New Zealand, Flatulence, Flowering plant, Gout, Guajillo chili, Indigestion, International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants, John Lindley, Latin, List of Capsicum cultivars, North America, Paprika, Perennial plant, Plant, Scarlet fever, Scoville scale, Solanaceae, Solanales, South America, United States National Arboretum, Variety (botany).

Annual plant

An annual plant is a plant that completes its life cycle, from germination to the production of seed, within one year, and then dies.

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In the APG II system (2003) for the classification of flowering plants, the name asterids denotes a clade (a monophyletic group).

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Ayurveda (Sanskrit: आयुर्वेद ''Āyurveda''., "life-knowledge"; English pronunciation) or Ayurvedic medicine is a system of traditional Hindu medicine native to the Indian subcontinent.

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Bell pepper

Bell pepper, also known as sweet pepper or a pepper (in the United Kingdom, Canada and Ireland) and capsicum (in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand), is a cultivar group of the species Capsicum annuum.

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Berry (botany)

In botanical terminology, a berry is a fleshy fruit without a stone produced from a single flower containing one ovary.

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Black pearl pepper

The Black Pearl Pepper is a variety of Capsicum annuum which is characterized by distinctive black leaves and fruit.

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Capsaicin (8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide) is an active component of chili peppers, which are plants belonging to the genus Capsicum.

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Capsicum (also known as peppers) is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family Solanaceae.

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Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum

Capsicum annuum var.

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Capsicum frutescens

Capsicum frutescens is a species of chili pepper that is sometimes considered to be part of the species Capsicum annuum.

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Capsinoids, which include capsiate, dihydrocapsiate, and nordihydrocapsiate, are substances naturally present in chili peppers.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Chili pepper

The chili pepper (also chile pepper or chilli pepper, from Nahuatl chīlli) is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae.

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Cinchona, common name quina, is a genus of about 25 recognized species in the family Rubiaceae, native to the tropical Andes forests of western South America.

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Diphtheria (from διφθέρα diphthera, meaning leather) is an infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae.

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The eudicots, Eudicotidae or eudicotyledons are a monophyletic clade of flowering plants that had been called tricolpates or non-magnoliid dicots by previous authors.

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Fairfax New Zealand

Fairfax New Zealand Limited is one of the largest media companies operating in New Zealand, and is part of Australia's Fairfax Media.

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Flatulence is defined in the medical literature as "flatus expelled through the anus" or the "quality or state of being flatulent", which is defined in turn as "marked by or affected with gases generated in the intestine or stomach; likely to cause digestive flatulence".

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants (angiosperms), also known as Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants.

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Gout (also known as podagra when it involves the big toe) is a medical condition usually characterized by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis—a red, tender, hot, swollen joint.

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Guajillo chili

A guajillo chili or guajillo chile (chile guajillo in Spanish) is a variety of chile pepper of the species Capsicum annuum and which is widely used in the cuisine of Mexico.

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Indigestion, also known as dyspepsia, is a condition of impaired digestion.

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International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants

The International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (ICNCP, Cultivated Plant Code) regulates the names of cultigens (plants whose origin or selection is primarily due to intentional human activity).

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John Lindley

John Lindley FRS (5 February 1799 – 1 November 1865) was an English botanist, gardener and orchidologist.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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List of Capsicum cultivars

There are thousands of Capsicum cultivars grown worldwide.

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North America

North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.

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Paprika is a spice made from air-dried fruits of the chili pepper family of the species Capsicum annuum.

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Perennial plant

A perennial plant or simply perennial is a plant that lives for more than two years.

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Plants, also called green plants, are multicellular eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever (also called scarlatina in older literature) is an infectious disease which most commonly affects children.

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Scoville scale

The Scoville scale is the measurement of the pungency (spicy heat) of chili peppers or other spicy foods as reported in Scoville heat units (SHU), a function of capsaicin concentration.

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The Solanaceae, or nightshades, are an economically important family of flowering plants.

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The Solanales are an order of flowering plants, included in the asterid group of dicotyledons.

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South America

South America is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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United States National Arboretum

The United States National Arboretum is an arboretum in Washington, D.C., operated by the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service as a division of the Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center.

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Variety (botany)

In botanical nomenclature, variety (abbreviated var.; in varietas) is a taxonomic rank below that of species and subspecies but above that of form.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capsicum_annuum

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