ipomea


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i·po·me·a

(ī-pō-mē'ă),
The dried root of Ipomoea orizabensis (family Convolvulaceae).
See also: ipomea resin.
Synonym(s): orizaba jalap root
[G. ips (ip-), a worm, + homoios, like]

ipomea

[ipəmē′ə]
a resin prepared from the dried root of Ipomoea orizabensis, formerly used as a cathartic.
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The principal tuber crops of economic importance in Nigeria include Dioscorea rotundata (white yam), Dioscorea alata (water yam), Xanthosoma sagittifolium (white cocoyam), Colocasia esculenta (red cocoyam), Manihot esculenta (cassava), Ipomea batatas (red sweet potato), Ipomea batatas (white sweet potato) and the Dioscorea dumetorum (domestic and wild trifoliate yam) [21].
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