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Capsicum caatingae Barboza & Agra

Capsicum flexuosum Sendtn.

Capsicum praetermissum Heiser & Smith

Species of South-East Brazilian Wild Capsicum

Capsicum caatingae Barboza & Agra

C.caatingae is a species with 24 (2n=2x) chromosomes typical of Central Brazil arid biomes, but two plants are grown by Prof. Casali at the University of Vi├žosa.

Plants are impressive, formed by a large array of stems; leaves are glabrous; flowers and fruits form fascicles up to 15-20; immature fruits are greenish, ripe fruits are yellowish; seeds are straw/brownish; flower is pendulous not geniculate; corolla shows a sequence of 5 colors, light green in the throat, yellow, dark violet, violet and finally white in the lobes.

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