#18: Bhut Jolokia (Capsicum chinense)
says, "Bhut Jolokia (a.k.a. "Ghost Peppers") was considered the hottest available until 2009 when Trinidad Scorpion was proven to be higher on the Scoville scale."
added, "Bhut Jolokia
Scoville units: .1,041,427
Blossom end shape: .pointed
Fruit position and shape: .pendant, elongate
Fruit size and color: .3¼ "x 1 ¾" green > red
Calyx shape: .saucer shaped, toothless
Flower: .stellate, small, bell-shaped
Filament color: .white
Anther color: .blue
Habit: . small, usually low bush
Leaves: .large, uneven
Germ. Time: .3 wk. >.3 mo.
Maturity: . 95 days
Plant height: .24 > 36"
This landrace chile originates from the northeast of India, particularly Assam, Nagaland and Manipur. It belongs to Capsicum chinense family and is known by many names in the different Indian provinces."