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Re: [aroid-l] tubers vs. bulbs vs. corms

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] tubers vs. bulbs vs. corms
  • From: "Michael Marcotrigiano" mmarcotr@email.smith.edu
  • Date: Wed, 07 May 2003 12:13:24 -0400

I haven't read all the strings of email but I still think konjac is a
corm and it is edible. I've dug up konjacs in the leaf expansion stage
and like a typical corm, the corm is 'absorbed' and a new one forms on
top with roots pulling it in deeper as the season progresses. Are there
still believers that konjac is a tuber?


Michael Marcotrigiano, Ph.D
Director of the Botanic Garden and Professor of Biological Sciences
Smith College
Lyman Conservatory, 15 College Lane
Northampton, MA 01063
email: mmarcotr@smith.edu
voice: 413-585-2741; fax: 413-585-2744
"Art is the unceasing effort to compete with 
     the beauty of flowers and never succeeding."
          Marc Chagall

>>> tricia_frank@hotmail.com 05/07/03 09:00AM >>>

>From: Lester Kallus <lkallus@earthlink.net>
>Reply-To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
>To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
>Subject: Re: [aroid-l]  tubers vs. bulbs vs. corms
>Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 12:16:17 -0400 (GMT)
>We all know onions so there's the great example of bulbs and we all
>potatos so we know tubers.  I grow Canna so understand rhizomes but
>never thought of an edible example of thizomes.  More importantly,
>is there an edible corm?
>         Les Kallus

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