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

Genus: Arachis
Section: Arachis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 400480
Place of publication: Bonplandia 8:93. 1994
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 03-Feb-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


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


  1. Hoshino, A. A. et al. 2006. Heterologous microsatellite primer pairs informative for the whole genus Arachis. Genet. Molec. Biol. 29:665-675.
  2. Krapovickas, A. & W. C. Gregory. 1994. Taxonomía del género Arachis (Leguminosae). Bonplandia 8:93-95. Note: recognizes this perennial species of unknown chromosome number
  3. Lavia, G. I. & A. Fernández. 2008. Genome size in wild and cultivated peanut germplasm. Pl. Syst. Evol. 272:1-10.
  4. Lavia, G. I. et al. 2009. Karyotypic studies in wild germplasm of Arachis (Leguminosae). Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 56:755-764. Note: propose including it in section Arachis
  5. Moretzsohn, M. C. et al. 2013. A study of the relationships of cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea) and its most closely related wild species using intron sequences and microsatellite markers. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 111:113-126. Note: corroborates its inclusion in sect. Arachis
  6. Rodríguez, V. et al. 2004. Meiotic behaviour in wild diploid Arachis (Leguminosae) species. Cytologia 69:209-214. Note: it commented on Arachis vallsii being an A-genome species, and its taxonomic implications challenging its position in section Procumbentes
  7. 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 vallsii 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=400480. Accessed 13 July 2020.