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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-PEN-nyo or hala-PEE-nyo. It is a reasonably spicy pepper.

Other websites

Media related to Capsicum annuum at Wikimedia Commons
Jalapeño at Wikibook Cookbooks

Template:Capsicum cultivars