Root Vegetables



Manihot esculenta:Yuca, Cassava, Manioc ,macaxeira, mandioca, kappa kizhangu, aipim
Native of South and Central America. Widely naturalized.

Colocasia esculenta:Taro
Native of South India and South Asia. Widely naturalized.

Ipomoea batatas:
Sweet potato
Nahuatl: Camotli. TaĆ­no: Batata, Quechua: Cumar
Native of Tropical Americas. Widely naturalized.

Dioscorea:
Yams 
Varieties native of Asia, Africa, South America.

Oxalis tuberosa:
Oca

Solanum Tuberosum:Potatoes, Quechua: Papa