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Potato Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Potato 
Scientific Name(s): Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum 
Common Name(s): Irish potato, batata, gamja, jaga-imo, kartofel', kartoffel, papa, pomme de terre, potatis, potato, white potato, yang yu, ziemniak 
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