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

Genus: Arachis
Section: Arachis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 310967
Place of publication: Bonplandia 8:120. 1994
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Dec-2009
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 46 (46 active, 45 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [Chuquisaca, Santa Cruz, Tarija]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Jujuy, Salta] Paraguay [Alto Paraguay]


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

  • 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
  • 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=310967. Accessed 21 March 2019.