Definition of Ipomoea batatas

1. Noun. Pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh.

Exact synonyms: Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato Vine
Terms within: Sweet Potato
Generic synonyms: Morning Glory

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ipomoea Batatas

Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili
Iowa crab
Iowa crab apple
Ipomoea alba
Ipomoea batatas
Ipomoea coccinea
Ipomoea fastigiata
Ipomoea imperialis
Ipomoea leptophylla
Ipomoea nil
Ipomoea orizabensis
Ipomoea panurata
Ipomoea pes-caprae
Ipomoea purpurea
Ipomoea quamoclit
Ipomoea rubrocoerulea
Ipomoea tricolor
Ipomoea versicolor

Literary usage of Ipomoea batatas

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

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. ..."

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