red fruits, plant ?

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red fruits, plant ?

Post by Sigra » Sat Dec 25, 2010 9:08 pm

Does anyone know this plant/plants? A and B look very similar, apart from the fruit. The pictures taken in October, pots in front of houses in San Giljan.

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Post by IL-PINE » Sun Dec 26, 2010 4:56 pm

they are all from the family Solanaceae.
last 2 photos are what we call Bzar - Capiscum sp.

first 2 not really sure what they are but probably similar!

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Post by MWP admin » Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:07 am

I think all 4 are same species (Capsicum) but different fruiting stages. Check Capsicum annuum if you think the plants were annual. Also it could be different varieties since the chili pepper exist in many fruit forms and chili strength

Check this:
http://www.botgard.ucla.edu/html/botany ... 099tx.html
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Post by Sigra » Mon Dec 27, 2010 5:47 pm

Thanks a lot to both of you.

The link is very helpful. Didn’t think the fruits vary as much.

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Post by jackpot » Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:36 pm

No, not different stages but different forma- try to taste the fruit: if it is very sharp it is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Maltese: Bżar ikkulurit or Bżar ħelu) if it is really hot :oops: (I suppose all 4 pics) it is Capsicum frutescens (Maltese: Bżar aħmar or Felfel)

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