Arachis genus (Peanut). This genus includes about 70 species of annual or perennial herbaceous plants, including the peanut which has small pea-like yellow flowers.
Annuals or Perennials, Vegetables
The name Arachis is the Greek word for 'legume'.
Culinary use: The peanut is from South America; they are eaten after a process of drying.
Other species are used as forage crops for grading animals as well as soil conditioners, as the plants fix nitrogen.
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