From the United States to southern Chile. The potato was originally believed to have been domesticated independently in multiple locations,. But later genetic testing of the wide variety of cultivars. And wild species proved a single origin. For potatoes in the area of present-day southern Peru. And extreme northwestern Bolivia. From a species in the. Complex), where they were domesticated 7,000 10,000 years ago. Following centuries of selective breeding. The potato's south-central Chilean.
The flower stalk elongates causing it to bend until the ovary touches the ground. Continued stalk growth then pushes the ovary underground where the mature fruit. Pod, the peanut a classical example of geocarpy. Pods are 3 to 7 cm (1.2 to 2.8 in) long, containing 1 to 4 seeds. Peanuts are known by many other local names such as earthnuts. Despite its name and appearance, the peanut is not a nut. But rather a legume. 378 Moustafa Kamel str Victoria Alexandria.