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Ipomoea batatas MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ipomoea batatas
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.238.500.500
Unique ID
D027723
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D027723
Scope Note
A plant species of the genus IPOMOEA, family CONVOLVULACEAE. Some cultivars are sweet and edible whereas bitter varieties are a source of SAPONINS. This sweet potato is sometimes referred to as a yam (DIOSCOREA).
Entry Term(s)
Pseudo-Yam
Sweet Potato
Yam, Pseudo
Registry Number
txid4120
Previous Indexing
Solanaceae (1998-2001)
See Also
Dioscorea
Public MeSH Note
2002; see Solanaceae 1998-2001
History Note
2002; use Solanaceae 1998-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Ipomoea batatas Preferred
Sweet Potato Related
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