– Mexican Potato
– Mexican Yam Bean
– Saa Got
– Chinese Turnip
– Lo Bok
– Chinese Potato
Pachyrhizus erosus, commonly known as jicama (/ˈhɪkəmə/; Spanish jícama (help. info); from Nahuatl xicamatl, ), Mexican yam, or Mexican turnip, is the name of a native Mexican vine, although the name most commonly refers to the plant’s edible tuberous root.
There are many names for Jicama including: the Mexican potato, Mexican yam bean, ahipa, saa got, Chinese turnip, lo bok, and the Chinese potato. Jicama looks similar to a turnip or a large radish, and it can be used as an alternative to the water chestnut.
Category: Root Vegetables Tag: root vegetables