RED COLOR AT FULL MATURITY. A Scotch Bonnet chili (Solanaceae family – botanical name: Capsicum chinense), is part of the family of the strongest peppers. It is also called bonney pepper, Bonnet boabs, Scotty Bons or Caribbean red pepper. Lying between 100,000 and 325,000 scovillus, it is mainly found in Guyana (where it is called fireball) and in the Caribbean islands. Cousin of Habanero pepper, reaching roughly the same size and similar colors, it is distinguished by its more marked hollows. It is frequently used to make spicy sauces thanks to its tasty fruity taste.