EPPO Global Database

Apios americana(APOAM)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-15

Basic information
  • EPPO code: APOAM
  • Preferred name: Apios americana
  • Authority: Medicus

Notes

North America. Cultivated there as a tuber crop, following on its use by native Americans in the past. Introduced into a few west European countries but not widely cultivated 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Apios tuberosa Mönch
Glycine apios Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
American potato bean English (US)
ground-nut English (US)
wild bean English (US)
amerikanische Erdbirne German
glycine tubéreuse French
glicine tuberoso Italian
troque Italian
апиос американский Russian
апиос клубневой Russian
apios Croatian