Musa corms

David Ehrlich
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 12:05:58 PDT
Gosh, in elementary school I was taught that a tuber is a stem, not a root.  Of 
course, the only tubers that New York City schoolchildcren were likely to be 
familiar with were potatoes, where the tuber is a stem -- I think.

David E.

From: Peter Taggart <>
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Sent: Mon, June 4, 2012 4:39:43 AM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Musa corms

I was taught that a tuber is a swollen root and that a rhizome is a swollen

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