sweet potato vine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sweet potato vine pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh
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Usage

In literature:

Sweet potato, melon, squash, and cucumber vines are examples of such plants.
"The First Book of Farming" by Charles L. Goodrich
The sweet-potato vine makes a fair quality of hay and with proper precaution may be used for ensilage.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
Her eyes soon dropped, and her attention was attracted by the yellow leaves on the sweet-potato vine.
"The Hazeley Family" by A. E. Johnson
He gave a swift glance up at the empty baskets, and saw some sweet-potato vine hanging down.
"Wang the Ninth" by Putnam Weale
Keep sweet potatoes hoed to prevent the vines rooting at the joints.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

Is a sweet potato vine tuber edible.
'Marguerite' sweet potato vine .
View full size The Oregonian 'Marguerite' sweet potato vine .
Sweet potato vine adds unique colors.
If you're looking for a vigorous and unique ground cover for your landscape, consider a popular ornamental that I really enjoy, the colorful sweet potato vine .
Plant a sweet potato vine with the kinds and watch it grow together.
1 Help your children start a sweet potato vine .
' Marguerite ' sweet potato vine.
View full size The Oregonian ' Marguerite ' sweet potato vine.
Sweet potato vine ( Ipomoea batatas ).
Although edible, the sweet potato vine is generally grown as an ornamental.
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