Arachis

(Greek, witliout a rachis). Leguminbur. PEANUT. Gooaan. Sometimes grown in the economic house of botanical gardens. The genus has seven spe cies, of which six are Brazilian. Fls.5-7, yellow, in a dense, axillary, sessile spike. As a hothouse annual, the seeds of the Goober may be sown in heat, and the plants potted in sandy loam. For outdoor culture, see Peanut, by which name the plant is commonly known. hypogdaa, Linn. One ft. or less high: lvs. abruptly pinnate, with two pairs of leaflets and no tendril. Mn. 7:105. Procumbent.