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Tova pepper
Capsicum chacoense
Capsicum chacoense
Tova pepper Nightshade Family
Capsicum chacoense Solanaceae
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English common name
  •Tova pepper
Spanish common names
  •ají putaparió
  •ají puta madre
accepted scientific name
  •Capsicum chacoense Hunz.
rules for finding collection records
  •Capsicum chacoense (149)
family name
  • Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2012 aacocucci
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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