Definition of Apios americana

1. Noun. A North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans.

Exact synonyms: Apios Tuberosa, Groundnut, Groundnut Vine, Indian Potato, Potato Bean, Wild Bean
Terms within: Groundnut, Potato Bean, Wild Bean
Group relationships: Apios, Genus Apios
Generic synonyms: Vine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apios Americana

Aphis pomi
Aphriza
Aphriza virgata
Aphrodite
Aphroditus
Aphrophora
Aphrophora saratogensis
Aphyllanthaceae
Aphyllanthes
Aphyllophorales
Apia
Apician
Apidae
Apios
Apios americana (current term)
Apios tuberosa
Apis mellifera
Apis mellifera adansonii
Apis mellifera scutellata
Apium
Apium graveolens
Apium graveolens dulce
Apium graveolens rapaceum
Aplectrum
Aplectrum hyemale
Aplodontia
Aplodontia rufa
Aplodontiidae
Aplysia

Literary usage of Apios americana

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William MacKinley Klein (1993)
"Apios americana Medic. Ground-nut; Wild bean Herbaceous perennial vine Low, rich, moist ground and thickets. Apios apios (L.) MacM. ..."

2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Apios americana Medic. Ground-nut; Wild bean Herbaceous perennial vine Low, rich, moist ground and thickets. Apios apios (L.) MacM. ..."

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