Ipomoea batatas


Ipomoea batata

Potato, Sweet

Potatos, Sweet

Pseudo Yam

Pseudo Yams



Sweet Potato

Sweet Potatos

Yam, Pseudo

Yams, Pseudo

batatas, Ipomoea

A plant species of the genus IPOMOEA, family CONVOLVULACEAE. Some cultivars are sweet and edible whereas bitter varieties are a source of SAPONINS. This sweet potato is sometimes referred to as a yam (DIOSCOREA).

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