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Accepted name: 
Capsicum annuum L. [Solanaceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
african bird pepper Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
ahmur Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ají Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Plants for Malaria, Plants for Fever (Milliken, 2019)
anmak Other Med. Plants for Diabetes in C. America (Giovannini et al., 2016)
ata wewe Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
barkhannu Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
barkono Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
bell pepper Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bird pepper Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
birosi Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
branmaricha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bruhi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
byadagi menasina kaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
capo-molago Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
capsici fructus Pharmaceutical European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
capsici fructus pulveratus Pharmaceutical Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
capsicum Other British Pharmacopoeia 2009, Vol. 4 (2008)
British Pharmacopoeia 2012, Vol. 4 (2011)
British Pharmacopoeia 2015, Vol. 4 (2014)
European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
ISO Catalogue (2009)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 32 (2008)
capsicum annuum Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
capsicum oleoresin Other U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 32 (2008)
capsicum pepper Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
capsicum tincture Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
cayenne Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
cayenne pepper Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
cayennepfeffer Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
chalie Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cherry pepper Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
chile Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Pl. Res. of the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley, Mexico (Casas et al., 2001)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
chili Other Kräuter Gewürze und Heilpflanzen (Bremness, 1994)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
chili pepper Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
chilli Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
chilli pepper Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
chillies and capsicums, whole or ground (powdered) Other ISO Catalogue (2009)
chilly Other ISO Catalogue (2009)
chilly pepper Other Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
cone pepper Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
cuvannamulaku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cápsico, fruto Other Farmacopea Herbolaria Mexicanos (2013)
donne menasina kaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
du Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
failayflah Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
failayflah hilwah Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
filfil romi Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
filfile Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
filfile-surkh Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
forotu Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
gach-mirichi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gachmarich Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
galakonda Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gandharimensu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gemüsepaprika Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
green capsicum Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
green pepper Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gros piment Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
ground paprika Other ISO Catalogue (2009)
guindilla Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
hirimirch Other Med. Pl. for Respiratory Disorders in Abbottabad (Kayani et al., 2014)
hot pepper Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
jalapeno Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
kappalmelaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kappalmulaku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
katuvira Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
katuvirah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kempu menasu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kempumenasu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khaarada menasinakaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khorsani Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
khursani Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
khursya Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
kilikili Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
laal mirchee Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lajiao Other Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
lal Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lalmarich Other Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
lalmirca Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lalmirch Other Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
lalmirich Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lanka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lawangi mirch Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lodachina Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
long pepper Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
mafta Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
marcha Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
marchi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
maricha Other Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
marichi-phalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
marichiphalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
menasina Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
menasina kaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
menasinakai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
milagai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
milakai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
milakay Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mirapa kaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mirapa-singa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mirapakaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mirch Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
mircha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
mirchai Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
mirchee Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mirchi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mirepakaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
miris Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
miriyapukaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mirpakaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mirsinga Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
molagay Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mulagai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mulakay Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mulaku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
oleoresin capsicum Other Food Chemicals Codex (USP, 2008)
oleoresin paprika Other Food Chemicals Codex (USP, 2008)
paccamulaku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
paprika Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
ISO Catalogue (2009)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Tea and Herbal Infusions Europe Pl. Inventory (THIE, 2021)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
parankimulaku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pasilla Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
peperoncino Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
peperone Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
peperone dolce Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
perangimuluk Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pilipili Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
pilipili-hoho Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
pilpile-surkh Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pim Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
piment Other Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
piment des jardins Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
piment doux Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
pimenta malagueta Other Plants for Malaria, Plants for Fever (Milliken, 2019)
pimento Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
piquin Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
pittakarini Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poivron Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
powdered capsicum Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
rakta Other Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
raktamarica Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
raktamaricah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
raktamaricha Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
red chilly Other Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
red pepper Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
Survey of Trad. Drugs Sold in Jordan (Lev, 2002)
Trad. Drugs in Israel at End C20th (Lev & Amar, 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
saghakar Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
seemai milagai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shimla mirch Other Med. Pl. in Talagang, Punjab Province (Nazish Rehman et al., 2017)
simamirapa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
simamirepa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
spanish pepper Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
sudmirapakaaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sudmirapakaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sweet pepper Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Survey of Trad. Drugs Sold in Jordan (Lev, 2002)
Trad. Drugs in Israel at End C20th (Lev & Amar, 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
tabasco pepper Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
tiksna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
totoshi Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
tsi-tra-ka Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
upperimulaku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
upperiparanki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
usimilagai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
usimulagay Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
valmilagai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
áti Other Med. Pl. E. Nicaragua (Coe et al., 1996)
فليفله Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
فليفله حلوة Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
トウガラシ Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
トウガラシチンキ Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
トウガラシ末 Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)