Capsicum chinense Jacq., Hort. Bot. Vindob. 3: 38 1777. (Syn: Capsicum sinense Murray; Capsicum toxicarium Poepp. ex Fingerh.);
 
Yellow Lantern Chili, Naga Jolokia pepper (Assam) ; 
 

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Fruits & Vegetables Week: Capsicum chinense, the Habanero chilli : Capsicum chinense, the Habanero chilli is one of the hottest chillis, Unripe habaneros are green, maturing to orange and red, but white, brown, and pink are also seen. It is often mistakenly referred to as the hottest pepper in the world: that honor belongs to The Naga Viper which rates a 1,359,000 on the Scoville scale <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scoville_scale>. the Naga Jolokia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naga_Jolokia>, a hybrid of C. chinense and C. frutescens, previously considered hottest comes to around 1,000, 000.  Habanero may touch 300,000 on the scale.


 
Solanaceae Week: Capsicum chinense, the Habanero chilli: Capsicum chinense, the Habanero chilli is one of the hottest chillis, Unripe habaneros are green, maturing to orange and red, but white, brown, and pink are also seen. It is often mistakenly referred to as the hottest pepper in the world: that honor belongs to The Naga Viper which rates a 1,359,000 on the Scoville scale <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scoville_scale>. the Naga Jolokia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naga_Jolokia>, a hybrid of C. chinense and C. frutescens, previously considered hottest comes to around 1,000, 000.  Habanero may touch 300,000 on the scale.


  
Solanaceae week:World’s hottest chillies – bhut jalokia: Bhut jalokia has been declared as the world’s hottest chillies.  There was an article on this chilly in the Hindustan Times.  Here is the link.  Hope you like it. http://www.hindustantimes.com/The-hottest-chillies-in-the-world/Artic… 


– Bhut jalokia is the third in the list and not the hootest according to the recent rating: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhut_Jolokia_chili_pepper


– Yes it was the hottest in the year 2007 as per Guiness world records.


Capsicum chinense, the Habanero chilli is one of the hottest chillis,
Unripe habaneros are green, maturing to orange and red, but white, brown, and pink are also seen.
It is often mistakenly referred to as the hottest pepper in the world: that honor belongs to The Naga Viper which rates a 1,359,000 on the Scoville scale. the Naga Jolokia, a hybrid of C. chinense and C. frutescens, previously considered hottest comes to around 1,000,000. 
Habanero may touch 300,000 on the scale.

and there is a contest in either texas and //or arizona where hardy ( to me foolish() souls eat these /bite into them for a competition and a prize…. prize to me is usually something silly…
anyway something similar is grown and eaten in Bangladesh and we get them once in a while in Kolkata markets… and called BISH lanka… = poisonous pepper/chilli
I’ll see if I can find and take a few pictures without touching them… its said to burn the skin and for the uninitiaded a very painful experience.

recently developed Trinidad Chilli is considered even hotter than Naga Jhalakia.


 

 

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Solanaceae Fortnight: Capsicum chinense : RVS05 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Sharing pictures of Capsicum chinense, one of the hottest chili peppers, growing in the medicinal plant garden of University of Mississippi.


yes. very nice clear pictures, … aren’t these the ones we sometimes find in southern grocery stores aas hot pickles and is it the one used for tabasco sauce making?

  

 
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