"Ipomoea batatas" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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).
- Sweet Potato
- Potato, Sweet
- Potatos, Sweet
- Sweet Potatos
- Yam, Pseudo
- Pseudo Yams
- Yams, Pseudo
- Pseudo Yam
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