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
Image location: North Carolina, United States
Specimen in collection: No
Name: Charles Averre
Organization: North Carolina State University
Country: United States