Sunday, May 24, 2015

මිරිස් [Miris]/Chilli/Red pepper (Capsicum annuum)

Native plant probably of Mexico to Colombia. Now widely cultivated in plantations and home gardens. Occasionally escaped.

1 comment:

  1. This was introduced by or during the times of the Portuguese, i.e. 16-17 centuries. However it had changed our culinary habits drastically. It has similarly affected India too.