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Thus, _C. frutescens_ is a shrubby plant, which, along with _C. minimum_, supplies the variety called bird-pepper, it grows to a larger and more bushy size; _C. baccatum_ has a globular fruit, and furnishes cherry or berry capsicum.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
_ Among the various kinds I can mention only the _piment-café_, or "coffee-pepper," larger but about the same shape as a grain of Liberian coffee, violet-red at one end; the _piment-zouèseau, or bird-pepper, small and long and scarlet; -- and the _piment-capresse_, very large, pointed at one end, and bag-shaped at the other.
Accordingly I procured some African bird-pepper -- the strongest kind known -- poured a tablespoonful into my stockings, next to my feet, and started for church on a rainy evening.
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