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Common name

English: Mexican yam bean

German: Yambohne

Portuguese: Jicama

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2624)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2527)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2136)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Pachyrhizus (1)

            Epithet: erosus (L.) Urb. (1)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, white

External links

Check for Pachyrhizus erosus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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