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sweet potato

Ipomoea batatas

Description:

A herbaceous vine with alternate heart-shaped or palmately lobed leaves and sympetalous flowers. The edible root is long and tapered with a smooth skin of varying colors from red, purple, brown and white. The flesh varies from white, orange, purple and yellow.



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Quezon City, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines

Lat: 14.65, Long: 121.04

Spotted on Sep 10, 2011
Submitted on Sep 12, 2011

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