Definition of Ipomoea batatas
1. Noun. Pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh.
Terms within: Sweet Potato
Generic synonyms: Morning Glory
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Literary usage of Ipomoea batatas
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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"The anatomy of certain thickened stems and roots has been investigated; but, so far as the writer has been able to discover, ipomoea batatas has received ..."
2. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1907)
"In all the material examined the conidia are short-cylindric, appearing in certain planes almost cubical, except in the case of those on ipomoea batatas, ..."
3. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"SWEET POTATOES, ipomoea batatas Heavy, warming, sweet potatoes increase kapha. Despite the label "potato," these are not members of the nightshade family. ..."
4. DNA Fingerprinting and Plants (Including Pathogens): Sponsored CRIS/ICAR by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"Effect of planting dates on the intercropping of com (Zea mays L.) and sweetpotato ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam . MS Thesis. MERGO, M., EG RHODEN and M. BURNS. ..."