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Gardening Dictionary, Botanical Terminology


Corm

an enlarged underground structure that consists of stem tissue and thin scales that acts as a nutrient storage unit
Corm  Identifier Corm

Corms (or bulbo-tuber, bulbotuber) look a lot like bulbs on the outside but they are quite different. They have the same type of protective covering and a basal plate like the bulb does, but do not grow in layers. Instead the corm is the actual base for the flower stem and has a solid texture


Pages with corm in the Description:

  Saffron Crocus   Iridaceae
  Jack-in-the-Pulp   Araceae
  Chinese Water Ch   Cyperaceae
  Gladiolus   Iridaceae
  Gladiolus   Iridaceae
  Crocus   Iridaceae
  Trout Lily   Liliaceae


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