Bulbs and Corms and Tubers, Oh My!

Jim McKenney jimmckenney@jimmckenney.com
Wed, 16 Dec 2009 13:16:44 PST
I've been enjoying this thread. I'm no more convinced now than when it
started that there is an emerging consensus on this topic.


In a related post I referred to the corm/tuber of Arum pictum. 


I've noticed that many aroid enthusiasts refer to the perennial stem
(underground storage organ) of those plants as corms rather than tubers. 


The wikipedia entry for corm illustrates corm with one of the culinary



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