Habanero chilli

Capsicum chinense

  • Habanero chilli
  • Habanero chilli
  • Flower name
    Habanero chilli
  • Scientific name
    Capsicum chinense
  • AliasHabanero chilli, Habanero, カプシカム・シネンゼ
  • Place of origin Yucatan Peninsula, Cuba
  • Place of floweringOverseas, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Habanero chilli

Habanero(scientific name: Capsicum chinense) is an overripe vegetable (of fruit) in the family Solanaceae, genus Capsicum, native to the Yucatan Peninsula, Cuba. It is one of the Capsicum chinense species. Today, Bhut Jolokia, which is native to India, has the highest Scoville value for spiciness, but before that, Habanero was the most spicy vegetable. It is too hot for the average person to eat. The genus name Capsicum is derived from the word "caput" (to chew).

Common name: Habanero, scientific name: Capsicum chinense, also known as Habanero chilli, origin: Cuba, Yucatan Peninsula, etc., Central and South America. Distribution: Subtropical to temperate zone, Height: 60 cm, Leaf shape: capitate, Leaf Inflorescence: alternate, Flowering season: July-August, Flower color: white, Flowering style: downward, Fruiting season: August-October, Fruit shape: lantern, Fruit color: green to red, orange, peach, Fruit diameter: 5 cm.


  • Eye
    Solanales
  • Family
    Solanaceae
  • Genus
    Capsicum
  • Species
    C. chinense
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeoverripe vegetable
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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