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Taxon: Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. var. batatas

 
Genus: Ipomoea
Subgenus: Eriospermum
Section: Eriospermum
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Ipomoeeae
Nomen number: 316363
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Dec-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jul-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 944 (770 active, 733 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch; vegetable (tubers widely used)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (as Ipomoea batatas)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. worldwide)

    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics)

    Other (origin neotropics)

References:

  1. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  2. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1991. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. (Esp Veg Prom) 6:140-176.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  5. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa (Kellerman et al.)
  6. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  9. McDonald, J. A. & D. H. Austin 1990. Changes and additions in Ipomoea section Batatas (Convolvulaceae) (Brittonia) 42:116-120.
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Muñoz-Rodríguez, P. et al. 2018. Reconciling conflicting phylogenies in the origin of sweet potato and dispersal to Polynesia Curr. Biol. 28:1-11.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants (Dict Rehm)
  14. Roullier, C. et al. 2011. Combining chloroplast and nuclear microsatellites to investigate origin and dispersal of New World sweet potato landraces Molec. Ecol. 20:3963-3977.
  15. Srisuwan, S. et al. 2006. The origin and evolution of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas Lam.) and its wild relatives through the cytogenetic approaches Pl. Sci. (Elsevier) 171:424-433.
  16. Staples, G. W. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. var. batatas :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316363. Accessed 20 June 2019.