Capsicum, the pepper, is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family Solanaceae. Its species are native to America, where they have been cultivated for thousands of years. Peppers are cultivated worldwide and used in many cuisines.
Broccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family (family Brassicaceae, genus Brassica) whose large flowering head and stalk are eaten as a vegetable. The word broccoli comes from the Italian plural of broccoli, which means "the flowering crest of a cabbage", and is the diminutive form of brocco, meaning "small nail" or "sprout".