potato family


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Noun1.potato family - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonouspotato family - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
Atropa, genus Atropa - belladonna
genus Browallia - small genus of tropical South American annuals
Brunfelsia, genus Brunfelsia - genus of tropical American shrubs grown for their flowers followed by fleshy berrylike fruits
Brugmansia, genus Brugmansia - includes some plants often placed in the genus Datura: angel's trumpets
genus Capsicum, Capsicum - chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
Cestrum, genus Cestrum - genus of fragrant tropical American shrubs
Datura, genus Datura - thorn apple
Fabiana, genus Fabiana - genus of South and Central American heathlike evergreen shrubs
genus Hyoscyamus, Hyoscyamus - genus of poisonous herbs: henbane
genus Lycium, Lycium - deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny; cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions
genus Mandragora, Mandragora - a genus of stemless herbs of the family Solanaceae
genus Nicandra, Nicandra - sturdy annual of Peru
genus Nicotiana, Nicotiana - American and Asiatic aromatic herbs and shrubs with viscid foliage
genus Nierembergia - genus of tropical American erect or creeping herbs with solitary flowers
genus Petunia, Petunia - annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of tropical South America
genus Physalis, Physalis - ground cherries
genus Salpichroa, Salpichroa - herbs of temperate North and South America: cock's eggs
genus Salpiglossis - small genus of herbs of the southern Andes having large showy flowers
genus Schizanthus - Chilean herbs with orchid-like flowers
genus Scopolia, Scopolia - genus of European perennial herbs yielding medicinal alkaloids
genus Solandra, Solandra - shrubby climbers of tropical America
genus Streptosolen, Streptosolen - one species: marmalade bush
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Scotty Brand has an established reputation for delivering Scottish food that is good value, low in food miles and high on taste and this addition to our potato family is consistent with the quality and expertise behind our fresh produce offerings.
Taro is from thesweet potato family and it's purple.
However, as oca is not related at all to the potato family it is unaffected by blight and other problems that affect spuds.
As a side note, we hopefully learned a couple of things from the Irish potato famine: 1) always choose a plot of ground that hasn't grown potatoes, tomatoes, or any other potato family member for at least the previous three years, and 2) save your best unblemished, variably-sized and disease-free potatoes for next year's seed.