Botany: where did peanuts originate?

Thinking about common foods can lead to self-tutoring. The tutor shares his find about where peanuts originate.

peanut origin

Peanuts originate from South America. Likely they were first domesticated in Bolivia or Argentina. The Portuguese, who colonized Brazil, brought peanuts to be cultivated in Africa.

Source:

www.fs.fed.us

Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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