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a-RAK-is — from the ancient Greek plant name arakis for legume … Dave’s Botanary
hy-poh-JEE-uh — under earth … Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: earthnut, groundnut, monkey nut, peanut • Assamese: চীনাবাদাম chinabadam • Bengali: চীনাবাদাম chinabadam, মাটকলাই matakalai • Gujarati: મગફળી magaphali, સીંગદાણા singdana • Hindi: चीनाबदाम chinabadam, मूंगफली mungphali, विलायती मूंग vilayati-mung • Kannada: ಕಡಲೆಕಾಯಿ kadalekaayi, ನೆಲಗಡಲೆ nelagadale • Konkani: भूंयीमूग bhunyimuga, नेलकड्लो nelakadlo • Malayalam: കപ്പലണ്ടി kappalanti, നിലകടല nilakatala • Manipuri: বদাম badam • Marathi: बादामचिनी badamchini, भुईमूग bhuimuga, भुईशेंग bhuishenga, शेंगदाणा shengdana, विलायती मूग vilayati mug • Nepali: बदाम badam, मूम फली mum phalee • Oriya: ଭୂ ଚଣକ bhu chanaka, ଭୁଇ ଚଣା bhuin chana • Punjabi: ਮੂੰਗ ਫਲੀ mung phali • Sindhi: کاڄو khaajjo • Tamil: மணிலாக்கொட்டை manila-k-kottai, மனிலாப்பயறு manila-p-payaru, நிலக்கடலை nila-k-katalai, வேர்க்கடலை ver-k-katalai • Telugu: వేరుసెనగ veru-senaga • Tulu: ನೆಲಕಡಲೆ nelakadale
Native to: South America; widely cultivated
Ground nut plant; Peanut plant( Arachis hypogea): I could catche these tiny plants of भुईमूग or शेंगदाणा in a farm few weeks back in Pune
The common ground nut .
Arachis hypogea .
Small herb from Family :Fabaceae.
The flowers yellow near the ground. Yellow with red markings.
Leaves pinnate with two opposite pairs of leaflets.
Nice Mungphali!! called as the almond of Poors
06082011 Arachis hypogea: This is intended to be in continuation of … thread on the subject plant. In case some member is unaware of how the legumes grow under ground when the flowers are above ground, I am attaching a picture showing the part of branch that grows prostrate. The axillary flowers after maturity send& nbsp; fruiting peduncles with a pointed tip into the ground. The legumes grow under ground (hypo-gea). Hence the plants are prevented from being erect, they are usually rolled over using an empty barrel so that peduncles reach ground easily.
Its so clear. For many years even I use to wonder how roots bear the pods. Then in college heard about Hypogea. But again it was not known that hypogea was produced from fertilized flower. But instead was thought that it is a stem outshoot. Then use to wonder how seeds come in it? Then once I had also thought of underground flowers.
Minor correction, correct spellings are hypogaea and not hypogea.
Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week :: Arachis hypogaea at Yeoor Hills: Arachis hypogaea L.
Trivia: Often found written as Arachis hypogoea, derived from old English spelling Arachis hypogœa … note the ligature œ used in the older spelling.
a-RAK-is — from the ancient Greek plant name arakis meaning legume
hy-poh-JEE-uh — under earth
Aug 30, 2009 … in a small farm, Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park)
commonly known as: earthnut, groundnut, monkey nut, peanut • Assamese: চীনাবাদাম chinabadam • Bengali: চীনাবাদাম chinabadam, মাটকলাই matakalai • Gujarati: મગફળી magaphali, સીંગદાણા singdana • Hindi: चीनाबदाम chinabadam, मूंगफली mungphali, विलायती मूंग vilayati-mung • Kannada: ಕಡಲೆಕಾಯಿ kadalekaayi, ನೆಲಗಡಲೆ nelagadale • Konkani: भूंयीमूग bhunyimuga, नेलकड्लो nelakadlo • Malayalam: കപ്പലണ്ടി kappalanti, നിലകടല nilakatala • Manipuri: বদাম badam • Marathi: बादामचिनी badamchini, भुईमूग bhuimuga, भुईशेंग bhuishenga, शेंगदाणा shengdana, विलायती मूग vilayati mug • Punjabi: ਮੂੰਗ ਫਲੀ mung phali • Sindhi: کاڄو khaajjo • Tamil: மணிலாக்கொட்டை manila-k-kottai, மனிலாப்பயறு manila-p-payaru, நிலக்கடலை nila-k-katalai, வேர்க்கடலை ver-k-katalai • Telugu: వేరుసెనగ veru-senaga
Native to: South America; widely cultivated
some views: Aug 30,, 2009 … in a small farm, Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park)
Mungfali or शेंगदाणा, Bhuimung
Your uploads are always special…..
You have explained the meaning of the name too.
Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week : Shrubs/Herbs :Arachis hypogaea(Bhui-mug); Pune: Arachis hypogaea (Bhui-mug);
Wow!! so beautiful Pea plant_MG_3322.jpg looks like a butterfly
Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week : Arachis hypogea from my fields Lohari Panipat: Arachis hypogea from my fields Lohari Panipat
ovules in an Arachis hypogaea (pea nut) ovary: A great good evening to everyone….
Considering that we sometimes see only 1 seed,sometimes 2 seeds in a peanut pod,sometimes 3 or even 4….then the question arises is it not decided that how many ovules does an ovary contain as in case of peanut?
This is interesting question.
Arachis I think can have upto 4 seeds. But, to form a proper fruit any ovary doesnt need all its ovule to be fertilized. The number of ovules should be genetic but it can also depend on the health (if the number
is not 1 or 2) of plant as well as the type of inflorescence and type of fruit. How many ovules will turn into fruit is not genetic but a matter of chance. Usually plants prolong the viability of the stigma to be pollinated if they are virgin. But once pollinated the viability reduced drastically.
2015april_sk12/12 : Arachis hypogaea L. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)
chinabadam, wow. did you plant these?
No Didi, this is from my neighbour’s field. While I was on my way to bazaar today I noticed this plant flowering. The field has a fence around it, else I could have get some more details.
Fabaceae (Faboideae) Fortnight :: Arachis hypogaea :: Yeoor Hills :: DVOCT17 : 3 posts by 2 authors. 3 images.
Arachis hypogaea L.
at Yeoor Hills on August 30, 2009
Excellent images …