Peanut, Single

April 23, 2013

The many varieties of modern peanuts possess a rich and diverse gene pool, but a single common ancestor can be traced back to their birthplace in central South America.

As shown here, peanuts are usually presented naked as a roasted snack.  They also arrive in a salted variety.

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  1. […] In English, a single “peanut” refers to the hull (pericarp) and kernels (cotyledon) together.  Moreover, “peanut” may refer to a single kernel. […]

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