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