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Common name

English: Groundnut, Peanut

German: Erdnuss

Mandarin: 落花生 (luo hua sheng)

Portuguese: Amendoim

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Arachis (2)

            Epithet: hypogaea L. (1)

hypogaea => subterranean, growing be low the surface

Characteristics

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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