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Taxon: Arachis pintoi Krapov. & W. C. Greg.

Genus: Arachis
Section: Caulorrhizae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 104817
Place of publication: Bonplandia 8:81. 1994
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 29-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jan-2010
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 45 (29 active, 17 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as fodder (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:48. 1992; Food Feed Crops US); potential as forage (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:48. 1992; Food Feed Crops US)
  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Tropical Grasslands 29:18-27. 1995); soil improver; soil improver (fide Tropical Grasslands 29:18-27. 1995); soil improver (fide Tropical Grasslands 29:18-27. 1995)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Goias, Minas Gerais, Bahia]


    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • United States

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America


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  2. Carvalho, M. A. & K. H. Quesenberry 2009. Morphological characterization of the USA Arachis pintoi Krap. & Greg. collection Pl. Syst. Evol. 277:1-11.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Galgaro, L. et al. 1998. Genetic variation between several species of sections Extranervosae, Caulorrhizae, Heteranthae, and Triseminatae (genus Arachis) estimated by DNA polymorphism (Genome) 41:445-454.
  5. Gimenes, M. A. et al. 2000. Genetic variation and phylogenetic relationships based on REPD analysis in section Caulorrhizae, genus Arachis (Leguninosae) (Euphytica) 116:187-195.
  6. Gimenes, M. A. et al. 2002. Genetic relationships among Arachis species based on AFLP Genet. Molec. Biol. 25:349-353.
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Hoshino, A. A. et al. 2006. Heterologous microsatellite primer pairs informative for the whole genus Arachis Genet. Molec. Biol. 29:665-675.
  9. Krapovickas, A. & W. C. Gregory 1994. Taxonomía del género Arachis (Leguminosae) (Bonplandia) 8:81-83.
  10. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  12. Palmieri, D. A. et al. 2010. Genetic diversity analysis in the section Caulorrhizae (genus Arachis) using microsatellite markers Genet. Molec. Biol. 33:109-118.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Raina, S. N. & Y. Mukai 1999. Detection of a variable number of 18S-5.8S-26S and 5S ribosomal DNA loci by fluorescent in situ hybridization in diploid and tetraploid Arachis species (Genome) 42:52-59.
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Ressler, P. M. 1980. A review of the nomenclature of the genus Arachis L. (Euphytica) 29:816.
  17. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:48.
  18. Valls, J. F. M. & C. E. Simpson Chapter 1. Taxonomy, natural distribution, and attributes of Arachis (Biol Agron Arachis) 1-18.

Check other web resources for Arachis pintoi Krapov. & W. C. Greg. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104817. Accessed 21 March 2019.