Re: [aroid-l] tubers vs. bulbs vs. corms
- Subject: Re: [aroid-l] tubers vs. bulbs vs. corms
- From: "Mitch ." firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 10:40:37 -0400
What is a corm?
Should I call my Amorphophallus Konjac growing out of a bulb or tuber?
Bulbs are made up of layers or scales. Good example, an onion.
is the difference? Is it just that a tuber may be shaped different than a
Tuber is probably most appropriate, being defined as "A short, thick,
usually, but not always subterranean stem or branch bearing buds or 'eyes'
and serving as a storage organ, as in the potato..." (Hortus III)
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