Peanut, also known as groundnut and goober (Arachis hypogaea) is a legume
crop grown mainly for its edible seeds. It is widely grown in the tropics and
subtropics, being important to both smallholde...
Some nuts are a fruit while others are a seed. So is a peanut a piece of fruit, and
a coconut a seed - The Fruit Pages.
The flower then matures into a peanut with a leathery tan pod that contains two or
... A: Coconut can be considered a fruit or a nut, although it is most commonly ...
Apr 10, 2011 ... Peanuts are considered neither a fruit nor a vegetable. They are considered a nut
and are part of the protein group in the food pyramid.
Jun 23, 2008 ... Surprising though it may be, the peanut is a vegetable and not a nut. It doesn't
grow on trees. It isn't harvested above ground. Instead, peanut ...
Jun 30, 2011 ... Unlike nuts, which are grown on trees, peanuts grow underground. ... Dr. George
Washington Carver, considered the father of the peanut ...
Apr 14, 2010 ... Most people know that peanuts are not nuts—they are members of the ... just
drupes in which we eat the seed inside the pit instead of the fruit!
Coconuts are classified as a fibrous one-seeded drupe. A drupe is a fruit with a
hard stony covering enclosing the seed (like a peach or olive) and comes from ...
Peanuts Rival Fruit as a Source of Antioxidants ... anti-cancer actions—peanuts
have long been considered a likely candidate as a colon cancer-preventive food.
This is a simplified classification of major fruit types that follows most general
botany ... The coconut is considered a dry drupe with a green, waterproof outer
layer ..... The peanut (Arachis hypogea) is actually a seed with a papery seed