THE groundnut (Arachis hypogoea) with a somatic chromosome complement of 40
(Husted, 1931; Patel and Narayana, 1937) is considered to be a polyploid (Darlington,
1948), for, there are species in this group with a somatic chromosome number of 20
(Mendes, 1947). Stebbins (1957) classifies it as a segmental allopolyploid.
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