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D02-012
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Basic Collection Information and Status
 
Chile (Capsicum annuum, Solanaceae)
Cultural Affiliation   n/a
Collection Site   Quiche, Guatemala (latitude: 15°; altitude: 6,800 ft / 2,100 m)
Collection Year   1985
Accession Status   Active
Catalog Information and Instructions
CobanD008
From Chichicastenango in the Guatemalan highlands. Traditionally cured over wood fires. Triangular fruits are less than an inch long and very hot.
 
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Collection Site
 
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Photographs
 
The Native Seeds/SEARCH digital photo collection for this accession is provided below.
D02-012 CF01 P1D02-012 CF05 Fr1D02-012 CF08 F1D02-012 CF08 Fr1D02-012 CF08 Fr2D02-012 CF01 FlD02-012 CF01 FrD02-012 CF01 L1D02-012 CF08 P1D02-012 CF08 P2D02-012 CF08 P3
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Characterization and Evaluation
 
The table below lists observations of this accession's characteristics (why are characters sometimes listed more than once
?For some accessions, observations of a particular trait have been recorded over more than one season or location; these are indicated by the different values in the Lot column.
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CharacterObservationLot, Frequency and CommentsCharacter Description (Source and Code)
100 seed weight0.40 glot: CF' 09
anther colorGreen/blue greenlot: CF '05 (GRIN ANTHERCOL)
corolla colorWhitelot: CF '01 (Bioversity 7.2.1.4)
corolla colorWhitelot: CF '05 (Bioversity 7.2.1.4)
corolla shapeRotatelot: CF '01 (Bioversity 7.2.1.6)
corolla shapeRotatelot: CF '05 (Bioversity 7.2.1.6)
corolla spot colorAbsentlot: CF '05 (Bioversity 7.2.1.5)
days to 50% flower63lot: CF' 09
days to 50% flower113lot: CF '01
days to 50% fruit set188lot: CF '01
days to 50% maturity from planting188lot: CF '01
days to 50% maturity from transplanting155lot: CF '01
days to first flower110lot: CF '01
days to first fruit set110lot: CF '01
flower positionErectlot: CF '01Recorded at anthesis. (Bioversity 7.2.1.3)
flower positionErectlot: CF '05Recorded at anthesis. (Bioversity 7.2.1.3)
fruit color at intermediate stageGreenlot: CF '01Recorded on fruits just before the ripening stage (Bioversity 7.2.2.3)
fruit color at intermediate stageGreenlot: CF '05Recorded on fruits just before the ripening stage (Bioversity 7.2.2.3)
fruit color at mature stageRedlot: CF '01 (Bioversity 7.2.2.6)
fruit color at mature stageRedlot: CF '05 (Bioversity 7.2.2.6)
fruit length2.01 cmlot: CF '01Average fruit length of 10 ripe fruits of the second harvest (Bioversity 7.2.2.8)
fruit shapeTriangularlot: CF '01 (Bioversity 7.2.2.7)
fruit shapeTriangularlot: CF '05 (Bioversity 7.2.2.7)
fruit shape at blossom endBluntlot: CF '01Average of 10 fruit (Bioversity 7.2.2.15)
fruit shape at blossom endBluntlot: CF '05Average of 10 fruit (Bioversity 7.2.2.15)
fruit shape at pedicel attachmentAcutelot: CF '01 (Bioversity 7.2.2.13)
fruit shape at pedicel attachmentObtuselot: CF '05 (Bioversity 7.2.2.13)
fruit surfaceSmoothlot: CF '05 (Bioversity 7.2.2.19)
fruit width1.05 cmlot: CF '01Measured at the widest point. Average fruit width of 10 ripe fruits of the second harvest (Bioversity 7.2.2.9)
growth habitIntermediate (compact)lot: CF '01Observed when 50% of the plants bear ripe fruit (Bioversity 7.1.2.7)
growth habitIntermediate (compact)lot: CF '05Observed when 50% of the plants bear ripe fruit (Bioversity 7.1.2.7)
leaf colorGreenlot: CF '01Recorded when in 50% of the plants the first fruit ha begun to ripen. Average of 10 mature leaves (from the main branches of the plant) (Bioversity 7.1.2.14)
leaf marginUndulatelot: CF '05Recorded when in 50% of the plants the first fruit ha begun to ripen. Average of 10 mature leaves (from the main branches of the plant). Observed on the youngest mature leaves. (Bioversity 7.1.2.16)
leaf pubescenceIntermediatelot: CF '01Recorded when in 50% of the plants the first fruit ha begun to ripen. Average of 10 mature leaves (from the main branches of the plant). Observed on the youngest mature leaves. (Bioversity 7.1.2.17)
leaf pubescenceIntermediatelot: CF '05Recorded when in 50% of the plants the first fruit ha begun to ripen. Average of 10 mature leaves (from the main branches of the plant). Observed on the youngest mature leaves. (Bioversity 7.1.2.17)
leaf shapeOvatelot: CF '01Recorded when in 50% of the plants the first fruit ha begun to ripen. Average of 10 mature leaves (from the main branches of the plant) (Bioversity 7.1.2.15)
leaf shapeOvatelot: CF '05Recorded when in 50% of the plants the first fruit ha begun to ripen. Average of 10 mature leaves (from the main branches of the plant) (Bioversity 7.1.2.15)
neck at base of fruitAbsentlot: CF '01 (Bioversity 7.2.2.14)
nodal anthocyaninPurplelot: CF '01Recorded at plant maturity (Bioversity 7.1.2.3)
nodal anthocyaninPurplelot: CF '05Recorded at plant maturity (Bioversity 7.1.2.3)
number of flowers per axle1lot: CF '01 (Bioversity 7.2.1.2)
number of flowers per axle1lot: CF '05 (Bioversity 7.2.1.2)
plant height51.00 cmlot: CF '05Recorded when the first fruit has begun to ripen in 50% of the plants (Bioversity 7.1.2.6)
plant height94.71 cmlot: CF '01Recorded when the first fruit has begun to ripen in 50% of the plants (Bioversity 7.1.2.6)
stem pubescenceIntermediatelot: CF '01Recorded on mature plants, excluding the first two nodes below the shoot (Bioversity 7.1.2.5)
stem shapeFlattenedlot: CF '01Observed at plant maturity (Bioversity 7.1.2.4)
stem shapeFlattenedlot: CF '05Observed at plant maturity (Bioversity 7.1.2.4)
stigma exsertionInserted-same levellot: CF '05 (GRIN STIGMAEXS)
Chile IntroductionCultivation InstructionsSeed Saving Instructions
One of the great Native American contributions to the cuisines of the world. A widely used fruit high in Vitamin C. Domesticated chiles vary profoundly in shape, size, color, pungency and flavor.Start seeds inside, 1/4" deep in sandy soil, 8-10 weeks before last frost. Seeds are slow to germinate and need warmth. Transplant seedlings 12-16" apart. Partial shade is best in low desert, full sun in cooler climates. Provide support.The insect-visited flowers can self-pollinate or cross. Grow only one variety at a time or isolate flowers. Allow fruit to ripen and mature on the plant. Chiles turn red or dark brown when mature.
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