Capsicum annuum 'Cayenne'

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A large red cayenne chilli
Scientific Classification
Species: Capsicum annuum
Variety: Capsicum annuum var. annuum
Plant Data
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Scoville heat units: 30,000-50,000

Cayenne is a hot, red chili pepper used to flavor dishes and for medicinal purposes. Named for the city of Cayenne in French Guiana, it is a cultivar of Capsicum annuum related to bell peppers, jalapeños, and others. The Capsicum genus is in the nightshade family (Solanaceae).

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Main article: Chilli

Troubles[edit | edit source]

Main article: Pepper troubles

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