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tuberose US English

A Mexican plant of the agave family, with heavily scented white waxy flowers and a bulblike base. Unknown in the wild, it was formerly cultivated as a flavoring for chocolate; the flower oil is used in perfumery

tuberose New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Mexican plant with white waxy flowers

tuberous US English

Of the nature of a tuber

tuberose in tuberous US English

Of the nature of a tuber

tuberous root US English

A thick and fleshy root like a tuber but without buds, as in the dahlia