Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.


Cherokee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 51

View all documented uses for Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.

Scientific name: Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
USDA symbol: IPBA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweetpotato
Family: Convolvulaceae
Family (APG): Convolvulaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Potatoes used for food.

RECRD: 9410 id: 17849