Wild potato

Definition of Wild potato

(Bot.) A vine (Ipomœa pandurata) having a pale purplish flower and an enormous root. It is common in sandy places in the United States.
A similar tropical American plant (Ipomœa fastigiata) which it is thought may have been the original stock of the sweet potato.

See also: Potato Potato

Related Words

genus Solanum, Solanum, Solanum jamesii, vine


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