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Taxon: Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. hypogaea var. hirsuta J. Kohler

Genus: Arachis
Section: Arachis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 310076
Place of publication: Med.-Pfl. 3, t. 42. 1898
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 36 (29 active, 18 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: pulse (as source of "Peruvian runner")

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)


  1. Gibbons, R. et al. 1972. The classification of varieties of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Euphytica 21:79. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  2. He, G. & C. Prakash. 2001. Evaluation of genetic relationships among botanical varieties of cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) using AFLP markers. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 48:347-352.
  3. Holbrok, G. C. & H. T. Stalker. 2003. Peanut breeding and genetic resources. Pl. Breed. Rev. 22:301. Note: attributes market type "Peruvian runner" to this taxon
  4. Jiang, H. et al. 2007. Comparative assessment of genetic diversity of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) genotypes with various levels of resistance to bacterial wilt through SSR and AFLP analyses. J. Genet. Genomics 34:544-554. Note: formerly Acta Genetica Sinica
  5. Krapovickas, A. & V. A. Rigoni. 1960. La nomenclatura de las subespecies y variedades de Arachis hypogaea L.. Revista Invest. Agríc. 14:222. Note: = Arachis hypogaea subsp. hypogaea
  6. Krapovickas, A. & W. C. Gregory. 1994. Taxonomía del género Arachis (Leguminosae). Bonplandia 8:152-153.
  7. Krapovickas, A. 1995. El origen y dispersión de las variedades de maní. Anales Acad. Nac. Agron. Veter. 49:18-26. Note: this taxon is called "hirsuto"; it is morphologically recognized by being precocious, erect plants with flowers along a central axis
  8. Resslar, P. M. 1980. A review of the nomenclature of the genus Arachis L.. Euphytica 29:816. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding

Check other web resources for Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. hypogaea var. hirsuta J. Kohler :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310076. Accessed 12 August 2020.