Arachis hypogaea L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Species : Arachis hypogaea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Arachis hypogaea L.
  • Common name : Ground-nut
  • Vernacular name : Shenga, Nelagadale, Gadle-kaai, Kadale-kaai (Kan.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Brazil
  • Comments : Often cultivated for its edible nuts. Sometimes as an escape. Nuts are a good commercial source of groundnut oil.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Cultivated
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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