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Descriptor in English: Arachis
Descriptor in Spanish: Arachis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Arachis
Descriptor in French: Arachis
Entry term(s): Arachis hypogaea
Peanut
Peanuts
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.401.077
Scope note: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that includes peanuts.
Annotation: /adv eff: consider also PEANUT HYPERSENSITIVITY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2016; use ARACHIS HYPOGAEA 2002-2015, PEANUTS 1963-2001
DeCS UI: 10560
Descriptor UI: D010367
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Arachis - Preferred
Concept UI M0016079
Scope note A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that includes peanuts.
Preferred term Arachis
Arachis hypogaea - Narrower
Concept UI M0016078
Scope note A plant species of the family FABACEAE that yields edible seeds called peanuts, which contain protein, oil, and lectins. Peanuts are also known as groundnuts which is a name also used for the edible seeds or edible PLANT ROOTS of other genera such as Apios, Vigna, Conopodium, or Macrotyloma.
Preferred term Arachis hypogaea
Entry term(s) Peanut
Peanuts



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