Arachis glabrata

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Arachis glabrata Benth.

Fabaceae

Life form: perennial
Usage: economic plant

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Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: pea-shaped
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: spike

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Fabanae
Ordo:
Fabales

Arachis glabrata is a perennial.

Naming

Arachis glabrata was described by George Bentham in 1839. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Arachis glabrata is a species in the genus Arachis which contains approximately 76 to 89 species and belongs to the family of the Fabaceae (Legume Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Arachis glabrata has alternate leaves.

Flowers and Fruits

Arachis glabrata produces spikes of yellow pea-shaped flowers.


Root System

Distribution

Arachis glabrata is native to Brazil, Argentina and Bolivia.

Cultivation

The perennials tolerate temperatures down to -12°C (USDA zone 8).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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