Capsicum spp.

Possibly either Capsicum anuum or C. frutescens

Family name: Salanaceae

English name: small red chile pepper (hot)

Pohnpeian name: sele

Kosraen name: pwepuh

Yapese name: tapwil

Chuukese name: mwiik

Location collected: Kahmar, Nett

Habitat: grows in a dry, rocky area.

Date collected: December 03, 1998

Collected by: Duane Yamaguchi

Vegetative characteristics:

Habit: shrub

Leaf shapes and morphology: leaves ovate, pinnately veined.

Leaf arrangement: simple, alternate leaf

Floral characteristics: five white petals and five sepals; rotate corolla shape.

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