Urginea maritima - largest flower bulb?

Randall P. Linke randysgarden@gmail.com
Sun, 23 Sep 2012 19:33:04 PDT
Obviously a weighty topic!

On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 7:18 PM, Kipp McMichael <kimcmich@hotmail.com>wrote:

> Greetings,
>   Are we talking bulb sensu stricto or anything tuberous. If true bulb, I
> second the Crinum bulbispermum suggestion - though I don't know how dense
> they are. Tim, did you weight the 20" dia Crinum you dug? I know Brunsvigia
> josephinae can push 40 lbs.
>   If tubers are in the running, then I think a number of curcurbits are
> the champs far and away: Marah species have documented tubers over 400 lbs
> - and that was just the portion of the tuber that was extracted and
> weighed. I have unearthed the top of one that was easily as big as a
> recliner.
> -|<ipp

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