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

Genus: Arachis
Section: Arachis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 400523
Place of publication: Bonplandia 8:154. 1994
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 64 (62 active, 50 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru (sporadic cult.)


  1. Cuc, L. M. et al. 2008. Isolation and characterization of novel microsatellite markers and their application for diversity assessment in cultivated groundnut (Arachis hypogaea). B. M. C. Pl. Biol. 8:55.
  2. Ferguson, M. E. et al. 2004. Gene diversity among botanical varieties in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Crop Sci. (Madison) 44:1847-1854.
  3. Freitas, F. O. et al. 2007. Genetic variability of Brazilian Indian landraces of Arachis hypogaea L.. Genet. Molec. Res. 6:675-684. Note: used 47 non-USDA accessions, of which two represented this taxon; genetic affinities were tested using 13 SSR markers, and similarities were estimated by the presence or absence of bands, which were used to build a dendrogram; both accessions of this taxon cluster with accessions of variety peruviana and 11 accessions of Arachis collected in two villages within the Xingu Park that because proximity exchange peanut samples
  4. 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.
  5. Krapovickas, A. & W. C. Gregory. 1994. Taxonomía del género Arachis (Leguminosae). Bonplandia 8:154.
  6. Milla, S. R. et al. 2005. Taxonomic relationships among Arachis sect. Arachis species as revealed by AFLP markers. Genome 48:1-11.

Check other web resources for Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. fastigiata Waldron var. aequatoriana 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=400523. Accessed 12 July 2020.