That region is especially characterised by its richness in bulbous and tuberous plants.
These plants have tuberous roots, which are so acrid as only to be eaten by the wild-boars.
There are three kinds of Trientalis, much alike, perennials, with tuberous roots.
These incrustations are however not so injurious as the tuberous and warty patina.
I obtained seeds, and also packed some of its fleshy, tuberous roots in a tin case.
This is a very pretty little trailing rock garden plant, with tuberous roots, and only a few inches high.
It is the maca, a tuberous root grown like the potatoe, and like it used as an article of food.
Yet such a sight is not uncommon about the large eastern cities where the tuberous Begonia is now used somewhat for bedding.
Nearly all the British Orchidace have tuberous roots, which remain above ground, a new tuber being formed every year.
These are tuberous and 40 when boiled form a wholesome and nutritious food of rather agreeable flavor.
tuberous tu·ber·ous (tōō'bər-əs, tyōō'-) or tu·ber·ose (-bə-rōs')
Producing or bearing tubers.
Being or resembling a knot; nodular; lumpy.