1. Family: Convolvulaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ipomoea L.
      1. Species: Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
        1. Ipomoea batatas var. batatas

        This variety is accepted, and its native range is Mexico.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Algeria, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Assam, Azores, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chile North, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Easter Is., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Kirgizstan, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Line Is., Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Wake I., Western Australia, Windward Is., Yemen, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Ipomoea batatas var. batatas appears in other Kew resources:

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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0