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Descriptor in English: Capsicum
Descriptor in Spanish: Capsicum
Descriptor in Portuguese: Capsicum
Descriptor in French: Capsicum
Entry term(s): Bell Pepper
Bell Peppers
Capsicum annuum
Cayenne
Cayenne Pepper
Cayenne Peppers
Chile Pepper
Chile Peppers
Chili Pepper
Chili Peppers
Chilli Pepper
Chilli Peppers
Green Pepper
Green Peppers
Hot Pepper
Hot Peppers
Jalapeno Pepper
Jalapeno Peppers
Paprika
Pepper, Bell
Pepper, Cayenne
Pepper, Chile
Pepper, Chili
Pepper, Chilli
Pepper, Green
Pepper, Hot
Pepper, Jalapeno
Pepper, Red
Pepper, Sweet
Peppers, Bell
Peppers, Cayenne
Peppers, Chile
Peppers, Chili
Peppers, Chilli
Peppers, Green
Peppers, Hot
Peppers, Jalapeno
Peppers, Red
Peppers, Sweet
Pimiento
Red Pepper
Red Peppers
Sweet Pepper
Sweet Peppers
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.908.500.145
HP4.018.189.221
Scope note: A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. The hot peppers yield CAPSAICIN, which activates VANILLOID RECEPTORS. Several varieties have sweet or pungent edible fruits that are used as vegetables when fresh and spices when the pods are dried.
Annotation: BLACK PEPPER and WHITE PEPPER see PIPER NIGRUM are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EC economics
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 91(86)63; was see under PLANTS, EDIBLE 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
DeCS UI: 2245
Descriptor UI: D002212
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/15
Capsicum - Preferred
Concept UI M0003309
Scope note A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. The hot peppers yield CAPSAICIN, which activates VANILLOID RECEPTORS. Several varieties have sweet or pungent edible fruits that are used as vegetables when fresh and spices when the pods are dried.
Preferred term Capsicum
Bell Pepper - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0400167
Preferred term Bell Pepper
Entry term(s) Bell Peppers
Green Pepper
Green Peppers
Pepper, Bell
Pepper, Green
Pepper, Red
Pepper, Sweet
Peppers, Bell
Peppers, Green
Peppers, Red
Peppers, Sweet
Red Pepper
Red Peppers
Sweet Pepper
Sweet Peppers
Cayenne Pepper - Narrower
Concept UI M0003310
Preferred term Cayenne Pepper
Entry term(s) Cayenne
Cayenne Peppers
Pepper, Cayenne
Peppers, Cayenne
Paprika - Narrower
Concept UI M0003311
Preferred term Paprika
Hot Pepper - Narrower
Concept UI M0593749
Preferred term Hot Pepper
Entry term(s) Hot Peppers
Pepper, Hot
Peppers, Hot
Jalapeno Pepper - Narrower
Concept UI M0003314
Preferred term Jalapeno Pepper
Entry term(s) Jalapeno Peppers
Pepper, Jalapeno
Peppers, Jalapeno
Pimiento - Narrower
Concept UI M0400165
Preferred term Pimiento
Capsicum annuum - Narrower
Concept UI M0592024
Preferred term Capsicum annuum
Chilli Pepper - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0400166
Preferred term Chilli Pepper
Entry term(s) Chile Pepper
Chile Peppers
Chili Pepper
Chili Peppers
Chilli Peppers
Pepper, Chile
Pepper, Chili
Pepper, Chilli
Peppers, Chile
Peppers, Chili
Peppers, Chilli



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