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Taxon: Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. fastigiata Waldron var. fastigiata (Waldron) Krapov. & W. C. Greg.

Genus: Arachis
Section: Arachis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 400514
Place of publication: Bonplandia 8:153. 1994
Link to protologue:
Comment: Krapovickas and Gregory did not expressly make this combination, but effectively did so
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1233 (1149 active, 1085 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • Valencia peanut  (Source: Bonplandia) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: pulse (fide Crop Sci 48:625.)

Distributional Range:

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


  1. Dwivedi, S. L. et al. 2008. Developing a core collection of peanut specific to Valencia market type. Crop Sci. (Madison) 48:625-632. Note: analyzed agronomical and morphological traits of 630 accessions of this taxon from the USDA peanut collection
  2. Ferguson, M. E. et al. 2004. Gene diversity among botanical varieties in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Crop Sci. (Madison) 44:1847-1854.
  3. 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.
  4. Krapovickas, A. & W. C. Gregory. 1994. Taxonomía del género Arachis (Leguminosae). Bonplandia 8:153.
  5. 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.
  6. Subramanian, V. et al. 2000. Identification of DNA polymorphism in cultivated groundnut using random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) assay. Genome 43:656-660.

Check other web resources for Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. fastigiata Waldron var. fastigiata (Waldron) Krapov. & W. C. Greg. :

  • 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=400514. Accessed 14 August 2020.