Re: Colloquial vs scientific names
- Subject: Re: Colloquial vs scientific names
- From: Piabinha@aol.com
- Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 22:29:12 -0500 (CDT)
In a message dated 4/26/2002 7:55:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time, email@example.com writes:
The shop keeper tole me the purple-skinned
sweet potato is called 'bonato' in his area of India, a 'take off' on the
name for it in Latin America whixch is spelt the same but pronounced with
the ~ above the n, making the 'enyay' sound.
it's boniato or batatas (Ipomoea).
tsuh yang in NY