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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-8500721, with some changes.

L Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam. is an unresolved name*

This name is unresolved.

The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as an accepted name (record 8500721) with original publication details: Tabl. Encycl. 1: 465 465 1793.

* The status of this record (as well as of any names linked with it) has been modified as part of procedures used to resolve data conflicts detected in the supplied data sets.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Batatas edulis (Thunb.) Choisy Synonym L TRO
Batatas edulis var. porphyrorhiza (Griseb.) Ram. Goyena Synonym L TRO
Convolvulus apiculata M. Martens & Galeotti Synonym L TRO
Convolvulus attenuatus M. Martens & Galeotti Synonym L TRO
Convolvulus batatas L. Synonym L TRO
Convolvulus candicans Sol. ex Sims Synonym L TRO
Convolvulus edulis Thunb. Synonym L TRO
Convolvulus esculentus Salisb. Synonym L TRO
Convolvulus hederaceus Sessé & Moc. Synonym L TRO
Convolvulus tuberosus Vell. Synonym L TRO
Convolvulus varius Vell. Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea batatas var. edulis (Thunb.) Makino Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea batatas var. lobata Gagnep. & Courchet Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea batatas var. porphyrorhiza Griseb. Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea batatas f. trifida Moldenke Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea davidsoniae Standl. Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea edulis (Thunb.) Makino Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea morsonii Baker Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea mucronata Schery Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea purpusii House Synonym L TRO
Ipomoea vulsa House Synonym L TRO

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