Capsicum annuum var. aviculare (Dierb.) D'Arcy & Eshbaugh ... VER ... Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum
Herb or small shrub mostly to 2 m tall but sometimes high climbing, mostly a short-lived perennial but sometimes persisting longer, mostly glabrate. Leaves ovate, to 10 cm long, glabrate, the petiole slightly winged, slender, less than 1/3 as long as the leaves. Flowers mostly solitary; the pedicels slender, often longer than the petioles, enlarging slightly near the fruit; calyx mostly truncate or with small umbos in the place of teeth; corolla white, rarely greenish, ca. 8 mm across, deeply lobed; the anthers violet, the filaments less than 1 mm long; the ovary glabrous. Fruit mostly erect on elongating pedicels, globose, ovoid or elongate-conical, to 3 cm long and 9 mm wide, red or orange, deciduous, hot to the taste.