Solanaceae family: Green peppers (Capsicum annuum)

These members of the Solanaceae family are very tasty. The green pepper or bell pepper are part of the Solanaceae family because of the ovary having 3 to 4 carpels which is evident in the fruit or peppers on an herbaceous plant.

3 thoughts on “Solanaceae family: Green peppers (Capsicum annuum)

  1. The cultivated varieties can have different numbers of carpels, kind of like the cultivated tomatoes having different numbers of carpels.

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