Image Number: 1563192

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Product
Description:
Five sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) roots compared to one yam (Dioscorea spp.) root.  Although both are roots, the plants are not even distantly relate; the sweetpotato is a Dicot while the yam is a Monocot.
Image type:
Laboratory

You must attribute the work in the manner specified (but not in any way that suggests endorsement). You may not use this work for commercial purposes unless permission is granted by the photographer or copyright owner.

Image location:
North Carolina, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Ipomoea
Subject: Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Image last updated:
Wednesday, August 12, 2009