Definition of native potato in English:

native potato

noun

  • 1Australian the potato orchid, Gastrodia sesamoides, of Tasmania.

  • 2South African the madumbi or taro, Colocasia esculenta.

  • 3Australian the twining plants Marsdenia viridiflora and M. flavescens (family Asclepiadaceae), of New South Wales.

Origin

Mid 19th century.