Story of Potato

Sep 7, 2020 | Stories on Science in Tamil by Dr. Uthra | 0 comments

The potato is a root vegetable native to the Americas, a starchy tuber of the plant Solanum tuberosum, and the plant itself is a perennial in the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Wild potato species, originating in modern-day Peru, can be found throughout the Americas, from the United States to southern Chile.

Species‎: ‎S. tuberosum

Genus‎: ‎Solanum
Family‎: ‎Solanaceae
Kingdom‎: ‎Plantae
Who introduced Potato to Europeans? Please listen to this interesting video.


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