Musa corms

Tim Harvey
Sun, 03 Jun 2012 19:55:16 PDT

Caudex is just the latin word for trunk. Palm trees definitely have them. Surprisingly, so do Dudleyas, but that is OT.

> Calling a banana rhizome a "corm" is like calling a palm trunk a "caudex",
> which is an older use of a word now applied to very different structures.
> Dylan

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