Definition of tuberous root in English:

tuberous root

Syllabification: tu·ber·ous root


  • A thick and fleshy root like a tuber but without buds, as in the dahlia.
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    • The primary bulb species used for gardens and landscapes include: true bulbs, corms, tubers, tuberous roots, rhizomes, and enlarged hypocotyls.
    • The leafy stems, bearing terminal preformed flower buds, sprout from the underground tuberous roots in early spring.
    • A floating leaf with a cluster of tuberous roots can easily break from its floating branch to establish a new stand.

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