Pinto peanut is a wild relative of the groundnut. It is used as a forage plant or as a cover crop.
Basic information and facts
Pinto peanut is native to Brazil
Used worldwide in the tropics
Annual, biennial, or perennial:
It is a perennial crop
Pinto has subterranean seed production similar to groundnut
Climate and weather:
Can be propagated by using seeds or vegetatve by using stolons or runners
Pinto is a high quality forage, used for grazing cattle. It is also used as a cover crop, for example in gardens.