Definition of Arachis hypogaea
1. Noun. Widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground.
Terms within: Earthnut, Goober, Goober Pea, Groundnut, Monkey Nut, Peanut, Peanut
Generic synonyms: Legume, Leguminous Plant
Group relationships: Arachis, Genus Arachis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Arachis Hypogaea
Literary usage of Arachis hypogaea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Formerly the peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) was thought to be a native of the Old World,but more recent investigations indicate that it is a Brazilian plant ..."
2. Alternative Farming Systems by K. Schnieder (1994)
"... Grasses; Arachis hypogaea; Sorghum bicolor; Losses from soil systems Abstract: Bioavailable P (BAP) in agricultural runoff represents P potentially ..."
3. The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal (1871)
"The Chinese oats was described by Fischer ля Arena chinensis. about the native country of the Ground-nut, Arachis hypogaea, ..."
4. Legumes in Crop Rotations--Bibliography, January 1990-December 1993 by Mary V. Gold (1994)
"112 NAL Call No: 382 Sol2 Effect of residual fertility and direct fertilisation on kernel, protein and oil yield of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L) grown in ..."