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

Genus: Arachis
Section: Procumbentes
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 400479
Place of publication: Bonplandia 8:91. 1994
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • amendoim-bravo  (Source: Bonplandia) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Mato Grosso do Sul]


  1. Ferguson, M. E. et al. 2005. Biogeography of wild Arachis (Leguminosae): distribution and environmental characterisation. Biodivers. & Conservation 14:1777-1798. Note: found that the ecological requirements of this endemic taxon do not appear outside of its present range
  2. Krapovickas, A. & W. C. Gregory. 1994. Taxonomía del género Arachis (Leguminosae). Bonplandia 8:91, 93, 173, 177.
  3. Lavia, G. I. & A. Fernández. 2008. Genome size in wild and cultivated peanut germplasm. Pl. Syst. Evol. 272:1-10.
  4. Raina, S. N. et al. 2001. RAPD and ISSR fingerprints as useful genetic markers for analysis of genetic diversity, varietal identification, and phylogenetic relationships in peanut (Arachis hypogaea) cultivars and wild species. Genome 44:763-772.
  5. 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.

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

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=400479. Accessed 17 February 2020.