EPPO Global Database

Ipomoea batatas(IPOBA)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO code: IPOBA
  • Preferred name: Ipomoea batatas
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Lamarck

Notes

Mexico. Cultivated as a vegetable. Introduced in Mediterranean, Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, China, Korea, southeast Asia, most of Africa, USA, Central America, Caribbean, South America, Australasia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ipomoea batatas var. edulis (Murray) Makino

Common names
Name Language
sweet potato English
Batate German
Süsskartoffel German
batate liseron d'Amérique French
patate de Malaga French
patate douce French
batata Spanish
boniato Spanish
camote Spanish
camotillo Spanish (BO)
moniato Spanish (BO)
papa dolce Spanish
batata Italian
patata americana Italian
patata dolce Italian
bataat Dutch
zoete aardappel Dutch
batata-da-ilha Portuguese
batata-da-terra Portuguese
batata-doce Portuguese
jatica Portuguese
jetica Portuguese
batat Swedish
サツマイモ Japanese
アメリカイモ Japanese
amerika-imo Japanese
satsuma-imo Japanese
ипомея батата Russian
wilec ziemniaczany Polish
батат Bulgarian
сладки картофи Bulgarian
fan shu Chinese
番薯 Chinese
slatki krumpir Croatian
shakar kand Hindi
शकर कन्द Hindi