Solanum tuberosum L.

Common name

English: Irish potato

German: Kartoffel

Mandarin: 阳芋 (yang yu)

Portuguese: Batata

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Solanaceae (47) (family description)

          Genus: Solanum (22)

           Epithet: tuberosum L. (1)

tuberosum => producing or resembling tubers

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink, beige, white

External links

Check for Solanum tuberosum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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