Ipomoea fastigiata
man-of-the-earth man-of-the-earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long-rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S.

Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial ({Ipomoea panurata} or {Ipomoea fastigiata}) having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato.

Syn: wild potato vine, wild sweet potato vine, man of the earth, manroot, scammonyroot, {Ipomoea panurata}, {Ipomoea fastigiata}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Ipomoea fastigiata — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea fastigiata — Potato Po*ta to, n.; pl. {Potatoes}. [Sp. patata potato, batata sweet potato, from the native American name (probably batata) in Hayti.] (Bot.) (a) A plant ({Solanum tuberosum}) of the Nightshade family, and its esculent farinaceous tuber, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea fastigiata — noun tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato • Syn: ↑wild potato vine, ↑wild sweet potato vine, ↑man of the earth, ↑manroot, ↑scammonyroot,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ipomoea fastigiata (Roxb.) Sweet — Symbol IPBA2 Synonym Symbol IPFA Botanical Family Convolvulaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ipomoea fastigiata (Roxb.) Sweet — Symbol IPBA2 Synonym Symbol IPFA Botanical Family Convolvulaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ipomoea leptophylla — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea leptophylla — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea panurata — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea panurata — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea batatas —   Ipomoea batatas …   Wikipedia Español

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