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Common name

English: Cayenne Pepper

Mandarin: 辣椒 (la jiao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2502)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2116)

      Order: Solanales (92)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(family description)

          Genus: Capsicum (1)

            Epithet: annuum L. (3)

annuum => yearly, annual, lasting a year

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Capsicum annuum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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