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Common name

English: Irish potato

German: Erdapfel, Kartoffel

Mandarin: 阳芋 (yang yu)

Portuguese: Batata

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Solanales (93)

        Family: Solanaceae (48)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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