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Common name

English: Groundnut, Peanut

German: Erdnuss

Mandarin: 落花生 (luo hua sheng)

Portuguese: Amendoim


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Arachis (2)

            Epithet: hypogaea L. (1)

hypogaea => subterranean, growing be low the surface


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Arachis hypogaea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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