Capsicum annuum L. var. annuum
Green Capsicum because the fruit of this variety is green.
Red Capsicum because the fruit of this variety is green.
A shrub bearing pungent flavoured fruit.
Flowering times:Seed Biology and Germination:
Population Dynamics and Dispersal:
Spread mainly by intentional planting.
Origin and History:Central America.
Introduced as a vegetable crop.
Distribution:ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA.
Courtesy Australia's Virtual Herbarium.
Fresh salad or cooked vegetable. Ground fruit yield peppers.
Not recorded as toxic probably because of its low palatability.
Management and Control:Thresholds:
Chilli (Capsicum annuum)
Pickersgill (Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum)
Red Capsicum (Capsicum annuum)
Plants of similar appearance:References:
Lazarides, M. and Hince, B. (1993). CSIRO handbook of economic plants of Australia. (CSIRO, Melbourne). #274.1.
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