African Plant Database

Capsicum frutescens L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 189 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Capsicum
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Capsicum annuum L.
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Capsicum annuum L. var. annuum
=Capsicum annuum L. (1753)
=Capsicum longum A. DC. (1813)
=Capsicum conoide Mill. (1768)
=Capsicum petenense Standl. (1935)
=Capsicum fasciculatum Sturtev. (1888)
=Capsicum abyssinicum A. Rich. (1850)
=Capsicum hispidum Dunal
=Capsicum grossum L. (1809)
=Capsicum baccatum L.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub, Herb - Ht 0.25 - 2 m. Alt: 15 - 100 m. Distribution: KN, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Solanaceae : 61 (2012).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Eur. Gard. Fl. 6: 242 (2002).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 3: 197 (1972).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:344 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Germplasm Resources Information Network
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
no map available
Record n°119676 modified 2007-04-02
Feedback about this record