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Boniato

Cuban Sweet Potato

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Boniatos

Boniatos / Batatas

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License. It is attributed to Captain G. White, and the original version is found here.

Definition: This tuber is a sweet potato (not yam) with white dry flesh with a pink to purple skin. It is fragile and bruises easily; handle with care. The ideal storage temperature is between 45F to 50F. The typical shelf life is up to 10 days.

Also Known As: batata, Cuban sweet potato, white yam, Florida yam, camote, kamote, kamura

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