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Illustration Capsicum annuum0.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Capsicum
Species: C. annuum
Binomial name
Capsicum annuum
Fresh sliced jalapeño

The jalapeño is a type of Mexican pepper. It is related to the family of the Chili pepper. It is pronounced hala-PAYN-nyo or hala-PEE-nyo. It is a reasonably spicy pepper.

A chipotle is a smoked, dried jalapeño.

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Jalapeño at Wikibook Cookbooks