Cayenne Diane’s Big List of Hot Peppers includes Scoville rating, detailed description, and a photo of each pepper. These are listed in order from the ‘hottest’ to ‘no heat’. 
 
If you have photos of any of these peppers that you’d allow us to show (with credit), please contact me. I’d love to show several images of each pepper and your images could help out fellow pepper searchers!
 
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Carolina Reaper
1,569,383 - 2,200,000 Scoville Units. As of August, 2013, Guinness World Records stated that its’ Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper is officially the world’s hottest chile pepper.
Carolina Reaper
1,569,383 - 2,200,000 Scoville Units. As of August, 2013, Guinness World Records stated that its’ Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper is officially the world’s hottest chile pepper.
Trinidad Moruga Scorpion
1,200,000 - 2,000,000 Scoville Units. The New Mexico State University's Chili Pepper Institute identified the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion as the newest hottest chili pepper in the world as of February 2012.
Trinidad Moruga Scorpion
1,200,000 - 2,000,000 Scoville Units. The New Mexico State University's Chili Pepper Institute identified the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion as the newest hottest chili pepper in the world as of February 2012.
7 Pot/Pod Douglah (Trinidad Douglah)
923,000 - 1,853,396 Scoville Units. From Trinidad, it’s said that 1 pod will spice seven pots of stew. It is a rare and extremely hot chili. The Douglah is characterized by a dark brown/deep purple skin.
7 Pot/Pod Douglah (Trinidad Douglah)
923,000 - 1,853,396 Scoville Units. From Trinidad, it’s said that 1 pod will spice seven pots of stew. It is a rare and extremely hot chili. The Douglah is characterized by a dark brown/deep purple skin.
7 Pot Brown (Chocolate 7 Pot)
800,000 - 1,853,396 Scoville Units. This pepper is a relatively new variation on the original Trinidad 7 Pot superhots. Ripe pods are brown in color, with the internal membrane covering much of the inside of the pepper is white. There is still some debate as to whether the brown or chocolate 7 Pot is the same variety as the Douglah (above).
7 Pot Brown (Chocolate 7 Pot)
800,000 - 1,853,396 Scoville Units. This pepper is a relatively new variation on the original Trinidad 7 Pot superhots. Ripe pods are brown in color, with the internal membrane covering much of the inside of the pepper is white. There is still some debate as to whether the brown or chocolate 7 Pot is the same variety as the Douglah (above).
7 Pot Primo
1,473,480 Scoville Units. Created by Troy Primeaux, a horticulturist from Louisiana. He began crossing the Naga Morich and Trinidad 7 Pot seeds around 2005. The 7 Pot Primo can get very lumpy and distorted and even grow a skinny little tail.
7 Pot Primo
1,473,480 Scoville Units. Created by Troy Primeaux, a horticulturist from Louisiana. He began crossing the Naga Morich and Trinidad 7 Pot seeds around 2005. The 7 Pot Primo can get very lumpy and distorted and even grow a skinny little tail.
Trinidad Scorpion "Butch T" Pepper
1,463,700 Scoville Units. Propagated by Butch Taylor of Zydeco Hot Sauce and grown by the Chilli Factory, the Trinidad Scorpion 'Butch T' variety pepper was formerly ranked as the hottest pepper in the world.
Trinidad Scorpion "Butch T" Pepper
1,463,700 Scoville Units. Propagated by Butch Taylor of Zydeco Hot Sauce and grown by the Chilli Factory, the Trinidad Scorpion 'Butch T' variety pepper was formerly ranked as the hottest pepper in the world.
Komodo Dragon Pepper
Komodo Dragon
1,400,000 Scoville Units. The latest variation on the 7 pod, naga, jolokia, etc is the Komodo Dragon. Grown by the UK’s largest producer of chillies, Salvatore Genovese.
Komodo Dragon Pepper
Komodo Dragon
1,400,000 Scoville Units. The latest variation on the 7 pod, naga, jolokia, etc is the Komodo Dragon. Grown by the UK’s largest producer of chillies, Salvatore Genovese.
Naga Viper
Naga Viper
1,382,118 Scoville Units. The Naga Viper was created in England by chilli farmer Gerald Fowler. It was briefly the "World's Hottest Chilli" in 2011 according to the Guinness World Records.
Naga Viper
Naga Viper
1,382,118 Scoville Units. The Naga Viper was created in England by chilli farmer Gerald Fowler. It was briefly the "World's Hottest Chilli" in 2011 according to the Guinness World Records.
7 Pot Brain Strain
1,000,000 - 1,350,000 Scoville Units. The 7 Pot Brain Strain was developed using selective breeding by saving pods from plants that would produce a lumpy, grainy texture like the human brain. A very productive chile plant, many growers say this is the hottest of the red 7 Pot strain chile plants.
7 Pot Brain Strain
1,000,000 - 1,350,000 Scoville Units. The 7 Pot Brain Strain was developed using selective breeding by saving pods from plants that would produce a lumpy, grainy texture like the human brain. A very productive chile plant, many growers say this is the hottest of the red 7 Pot strain chile plants.
7 Pot Barrackpore
7 Pot Barrackpore
1,000,000 - 1,300,000 Scoville Units. This 7 Pot variety comes from the region of Barrackpore on the Caribbean Island of Trinidad. The Trinidad 7 Pot Barrackpore has an elongated pod structure sometimes similar to the Bhut Jolokia.
7 Pot Barrackpore
7 Pot Barrackpore
1,000,000 - 1,300,000 Scoville Units. This 7 Pot variety comes from the region of Barrackpore on the Caribbean Island of Trinidad. The Trinidad 7 Pot Barrackpore has an elongated pod structure sometimes similar to the Bhut Jolokia.
7 Pot Jonah
7 Pot Jonah
800,000 - 1,200,000 Scoville Units. The 7 Pot Jonah is a larger plant that produces larger and rounder Trinidad 7 Pot strain pods, with a fruitier flavor than the standard 7 Pot and slightly higher heat.
7 Pot Jonah
7 Pot Jonah
800,000 - 1,200,000 Scoville Units. The 7 Pot Jonah is a larger plant that produces larger and rounder Trinidad 7 Pot strain pods, with a fruitier flavor than the standard 7 Pot and slightly higher heat.
7 Pot Infinity
1,176,182 Scoville Units. The Infinity Chilli pepper held the World Record for the world’s hottest chili pepper for two weeks in 2011, before it was ousted by the Naga Viper chili.
7 Pot Infinity
1,176,182 Scoville Units. The Infinity Chilli pepper held the World Record for the world’s hottest chili pepper for two weeks in 2011, before it was ousted by the Naga Viper chili.
Bedfordshire Super Naga
Bedfordshire Super Naga
900,000 - 1,120,000 Scoville Units. Unleashed by Salvatore Genovese in 2012, the Bedfordshire Super Naga was the UK's hottest commercially grown chilli pepper at that time.
Bedfordshire Super Naga
Bedfordshire Super Naga
900,000 - 1,120,000 Scoville Units. Unleashed by Salvatore Genovese in 2012, the Bedfordshire Super Naga was the UK's hottest commercially grown chilli pepper at that time.
Dorset Naga
Dorset Naga
544,000–1,221,000 Scoville Units. The scorching heat of the fruit is combined with a distinctive fruity aroma, making this a truly exceptional chile. Fruits ripen from green to red, and may be harvested at either stage of maturity. Typically about 1” x 2” in size (30 x 50mm).
Dorset Naga
Dorset Naga
544,000–1,221,000 Scoville Units. The scorching heat of the fruit is combined with a distinctive fruity aroma, making this a truly exceptional chile. Fruits ripen from green to red, and may be harvested at either stage of maturity. Typically about 1” x 2” in size (30 x 50mm).
Naga Morich
1,000,000 - 1,100,000 Scoville Units. A chili pepper native to North East India and the Sylhet region of Bangladesh. The Naga Morich is extremely hot, but has a flavor that is quite unique.
Naga Morich
1,000,000 - 1,100,000 Scoville Units. A chili pepper native to North East India and the Sylhet region of Bangladesh. The Naga Morich is extremely hot, but has a flavor that is quite unique.
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