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- A small dried red chile about an inch long that is a variety of chile de arbol. Commonly found in the states of Veracruz, Oaxaca, and Guerrero. Also spelled costena. Other regional terms for this chile are bandeno, casero, criollo, and corriente.
- The taste of the chiles has citrusy notes to it, with a subtle heat of just 1500 - 2500 Scoville units
- The chiles are popular in the Oaxaca and Guerrero regions of Mexico, and are used particularly in yellow mole sauces.