Solanaceae Week: red chillies from sikkim

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Mohina Macker

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Apr 11, 2011, 7:48:29 AM4/11/11
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a tray full of red chillies was drying in the sun just outside khichupudi lake, sikkim
november 2010
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mohina macker
 
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Mayur Nandikar

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Apr 11, 2011, 9:53:53 AM4/11/11
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Hello
It may be C. chinenseC. frutescens
Naga Jolokia—is a chili pepperrecognized by Guinness World Records as the third hottest pepper in the world. The pepper is typically called the ghost chili or ghost pepper.  
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Mr. Mayur D. Nandikar,
Research Student,
Department of Botany,
Shivaji University,
Kolhapur.

Mohina Macker

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Apr 13, 2011, 2:14:09 AM4/13/11
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Thanks for all this information
I just knew that they were amongst the spiciest
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mohina

mani nair

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Apr 13, 2011, 2:25:03 AM4/13/11
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Mohina ji,

There was an article on this chilly in the Hindustan Times.  Here is the link. 

http://www.hindustantimes.com/The-hottest-chillies-in-the-world/Article1-560139.aspx

Regards,
Mani.

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