Capsicum frutescens L.
Small pepper variety native to South America with hot and very spicy. They have a size between 4 and 6 cm. and it contains capsaicin, which is the cause of taste.
It has great presence in the Mediterranean and ground kitchen used to flavor couscous and oils for pizzas, sauces or stew. Mixed with paprika, it is widely used in the deli of Spain and Portugal. It is also basic to the development of tabasco.