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Taxon: Arachis paraguariensis Chodat & Hassl.

Genus: Arachis
Section: Erectoides
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 310907
Place of publication: Bull. Herb. Boissier sér. 2, 4:886. 1904
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33641848
Name Verified on: 27-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 20 (13 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: potential for disease resistance in peanut (against ELS (Cercospora arachidicola))

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Mato Grosso do Sul]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay [Amambay, Concepción, Cordillera, Paraguarí]


  1. Bechara, M. D. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships in genus Arachis based on ITS and 5.8S rDNA sequences. B. M. C. Pl. Biol. 10:255.
  2. Dos Santos, V. S. E. et al. 2003. Genetic variation within and among species of five sections of the genus Arachis L. (Leguminosae) using RAPDs. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 50:841-848.
  3. Hermann, F. J. 1954. A synopsis of the genus Arachis. Agric. Monogr. U.S.D.A. 19:5. Note: = Arachis glabra Benth.
  4. Krapovickas, A. & W. C. Gregory. 1994. Taxonomía del género Arachis (Leguminosae). Bonplandia 8:49.
  5. 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.
  6. Resslar, P. M. 1980. A review of the nomenclature of the genus Arachis L.. Euphytica 29:815. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  7. Singh, A. K. 1998. Hybridization barriers among the species of Arachis L., namely of the sections Arachis (including the groundnut) and Erectoides. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 45:41-45.
  8. Valls, J. F. M. & C. E. Simpson. 1994. Chapter 1. Taxonomy, natural distribution, and attributes of Arachis. Biology and agronomy of forage Arachis. 1-18.
  9. Valls, J. F. M. et al. 1985. Proceedings of an international workshop on cytogenetics of Arachis. ICRISAT. 17.

Check other web resources for Arachis paraguariensis Chodat & Hassl. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310907. Accessed 22 February 2020.