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Taxon: Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. fastigiata Waldron var. vulgaris Harz

Genus: Arachis
Section: Arachis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 315076
Place of publication: Landw. Samenk. 2:642. 1885
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 131 (130 active, 128 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • Spanish peanut  (Source: Bonplandia) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: pulse;

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult. in the Americas, Africa, & Asia)


  1. Ferguson, M. E. et al. 2004. Gene diversity among botanical varieties in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Crop Sci. (Madison) 44:1847-1854.
  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. Krapovickas, A. & V. A. Rigoni. 1960. La nomenclatura de las subespecies y variedades de Arachis hypogaea L.. Revista Invest. Agríc. 14:226.
  4. Krapovickas, A. & W. C. Gregory. 1994. Taxonomía del género Arachis (Leguminosae). Bonplandia 8:154-155.
  5. Resslar, P. M. 1980. A review of the nomenclature of the genus Arachis L.. Euphytica 29:816. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  6. Seijo, G. et al. 2007. Genomic relationships between the cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea, Leguminosae) and its close relatives revealed by double GISH. Amer. J. Bot. 94:1963-1971.

Check other web resources for Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. fastigiata Waldron var. vulgaris Harz :

  • 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=315076. Accessed 14 August 2020.