Gibt es einen Unterschied zwischen der Yams und der Süßkartoffel?

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Vom Fragesteller als hilfreich ausgezeichnet

sehr lustig, gerade heute morgen habe ich mir dieselbe frage gestellt. die yams und suesskartoffeln unterscheiden sich nicht nur optisch sondern auch in ihrer naehrstoff zusammenseztung. geh dafuer mal auf dann folgender text habe ich kopiert:


Although yams and sweet potatoes are both angiosperms (flowering plants), they are not related botanically. Yams are a monocot (a plant having one embryonic seed leaf) and from the Dioscoreaceae or Yam family. Sweet Potatoes, often called ‘yams’, are a dicot (a plant having two embryonic seed leaves) and are from the Convolvulacea or morning glory family.

Yams Yams are closely related to lilies and grasses. Native to Africa and Asia, yams vary in size from that of a small potato to a record 130 pounds (as of 1999). There are over 600 varieties of yams and 95% of these crops are grown in Africa. Compared to sweet potatoes, yams are starchier and drier.

Sweet Potatoes The many varieties of sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas) are members of the morning glory family, Convolvulacea. The skin color can range from white to yellow, red, purple or brown. The flesh also ranges in color from white to yellow, orange, or orange-red. Sweet potato varieties are classified as either ‘firm’ or ‘soft’. When cooked, those in the ‘firm’ category remain firm, while ‘soft’ varieties become soft and moist. It is the ‘soft’ varieties that are often labeled as yams in the United States.

bis auf den optischen Unterschied. Yams schmecken schon anders. sie sind doch irgendwie fetser. Ich find Yams besser, man bekommt sie leider nicht überall,