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Taxon: Capsicum mirabile Mart. ex Sendtn.

Genus: Capsicum
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Solanoideae tribe: Capsiceae
Nomen number: 412489
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 10:144. 1846
Name verified on: 04-Feb-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Aug-2006
No species priority site assigned.


Distributional range:

    Brazil: Brazil - Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo


  • Barboza, G. E. & L. De Bem Bianchetti. 2005. Three new species of Capsicum (Solanaceae) and a key to the wild species from Brazil. Syst. Bot. 30:863–871. [mentions].
  • Barboza, G. E. 2011. Lectotypifications, synonymy, and a new name in Capsicum (Solanoideae, Solanaceae). PhytoKeys 2:23–38.
  • Eshbaugh, W. H. 1993. Peppers: history and exploitation of a serendipitous new crop discovery. P. 133 in: Janick, J. & J. E. Simmon, eds., New crops.
  • Freire de Carvalho, L. d'A. 1997. Diversidade taxônomica das Solanáceas no estado do Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) - I. Albertoa 4:253.
  • Moscone, E. A. et al. 2007. The evolution of chili peppers (Capsicum - Solanaceae): a cytogenetic perspective. Acta Hort. 745:137–170. [2n=26].
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.

Check other web resources for Capsicum mirabile Mart. ex Sendtn.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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