The Chiltepin, also known as Texas Bird Pepper,is a wild chili pepper that grows in parts of Mexico, Arizona, Texas, and New Mexico. It is sometimes called the mother of all peppers,
The Chiltepine/ Tepins is a very small chile in size with an extremely pungent flavor, has a quite distinctive smoky bite. Can be extremely hot, measuring between 100,000 and 265,000 Scoville Units AND and 8 on a heat scale of 1-10.. In Mexico, the heat of the Chiltepine is called arrebatado (rapid or â€œviolent), which implies that although the heat is intense, it diminishes quickly.