There are more than 4,000 varieties of native potatoes, mostly found in the Andes. They come in many sizes and shapes. There are also over 180 wild potato species. Though they are too bitter to eat, their important biodiversity includes natural resistances to pests, diseases, and climatic conditions. Potatoes can grow from sea level up to 4,700 meters above sea level; from southern Chile to Greenland. here are some examples of different types of potatoes of many . Yukon Gold potato, Vitelotte, Bintje, Laura potato, Ratte potato, Kennebec potato, Russet burbank potato, King Edward potato, Solanum tuberosum ‘Cornes de G√Ętes’, Melody potato, Russian blue potato, Salad potato