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  Capsicum frutescens
 
  Family: SOLANACEAE
  Citation:  Capsicum frutescens L., Hort. Cliff. 60. 1737 & Sp. Pl. 159. 1753; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 191. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 279. 1984; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 495. 1990; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 466. 1997; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 481. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 575. 2009. Capsicum conoides Mill., Gard. Dict. (ed. 8) 2. 1768. Capsicum conicum Meyer, Fl. Esseq. 112. 1818, non Lam. Capsicum micranthum Link, Enum. Hort. Berol. 1: 190. 1821. Capsicum fastigiatum Blume, Bijdr. 705. 1826. Capsicum minimum Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 239. 1883, p.p Capsicum annuum L. var. frutescens (L.) O. Ktze., Rev. Gen. Pl. 2: 449. 1891.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kantharimulaku, Palmulaku, Vellakanthari
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Bird Chilli
  Description: Shrubby perennials. Leaves c. 10 x 5.2 cm, ovate-lanceolate, base obliquely rounded to acute, apex gradually acuminate; petiole to 2.6 cm long. Flowers usually 2-3 per node. Calyx cupular, lobes 5, triangular, acute. Corolla white, lobes 5, triangular-ovate, puberulous without. Stamens 5, exserted; filaments to 1.5 mm long; anthers oblong. Stigma capitate. Fruit green or white, gradually tapering towards apex, erect. Seeds many, compressed, circular.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Cultivated
  Distribution: Tropical America; widely cultivated
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: Yes
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Nooranad
   
 
   
 
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