1b. Vegetable Pepper (variant) lantern pepper
var. grossum (L.) Sendt. In Martius, Fl. Brasil. 10:157. 1846--c grossum L., Mant. Pl. 47. 1767--c.frutescensl.var.grossumbailey,man.cult. Pl. 783. $number.
The plant body is stout and tall. Leaf moment rounded or ovate, 10-13 cm long. Fruiting pedicels erect or drooping, large, nearly globose, terete or oblate, many longitudinal sulcus, apical truncate or slightly inverted, base truncate and often slightly inward concave, not spicy and slightly sweet or slightly spiced with pepper.
Both north and south of China are cultivated, the market is usually sold on the variety of vegetable peppers. 
1c. Green Pepper (variant)
var. conoides (Mill.) Irish, Miss. Bot. Gard. 1898--c conoides Mill. , Gard. Dict ed. 8, No 8. 1768--cofrutescensl.var.conoidesbailey,man.cultpl.873. $number.
Plant body many dichotomous branches. Leaves 4-7 cm long, ovate. Flowers often solitary in two-branched, pedicels erect, flowers slightly drooping, corolla white or purplish. Fruiting stems and fruit are upright, fruit small, conical, CA. 1.5 (-3) cm, ripe red or purple, very spicy taste.
The north and south of China are cultivated, and the masses are often cultivated as bonsai. 
1d. Clustered Peppers
var. fasciculatum (Sturt.) Irish, Miss. Bot. Gard. 1898--c fasciculatum Sturt. In Bull. Torr. Bot. Culb. 15:15. 1888--c.frutescensl.var.fasciculatumbailey,man.cult. Pl. 783. $number.
The plant is up to 1 meters tall. Leaves Ovate-lanceolate, petiole slender. Flowers at lower branches of Chang, at apices of branches as a result of extremely short internodes and several flowers (up to 8-10 and several leaves clustered together), pedicels thin, erect or obliquely ascending, slightly drooping flowers. Fruiting Pedicels Stout, erect, Berry pointed or paniculate, 4-10 cm long, slightly arcuate, erect on stem, ripe, red, spicy.
Both north and South China have cultivated, usually bonsai or a small amount of plant as a vegetable or condiment.