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Current Determination
Capsicum frutescens L. Family: Solanaceae Determined By:
Previous Determinations
Capsicum chinense Jacq. Family: Solanaceae Determined By:
Collection Information
Collectors Henrik Balslev & Dominique Irvine
Collector Team Henrik Balslev
Dominique Irvine
Collection Number 4599
Collection Date 12/1/1983 - 12/7/1983
Location Ecuador, Napo
Keywords CEC
Coordinate 00°30'S 077°18'W (-0.5000000, -77.3000000)
Elevation 300 m
Herbaria AAU
Description Quichua: Puca-uchu. 1 m high shrub cultivated in garden for its fruit which is used in cooking as hot pepper. Fruits bright red when ripe.
Locality Comuna San José de Payamino at Río Payamino 4-5 hours upstream from Coca in motor cano. Tropical rain forest and old gardens. Information: Silverio Jipa (33 years, married, 4 kids) and others from the community.
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