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The complete book of bulbs, corms, tubers, and rhizomes

a step-by-step guide to Nature"s easiest and most rewarding plants

by Brian Mathew

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Published by Reader"s Digest Association in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bulbs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesBulbs
    StatementBrian Mathew and Philip Swindells.
    ContributionsSwindells, Philip.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB425 .M368 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1405546M
    ISBN 100895775468
    LC Control Number93013775
    OCLC/WorldCa28111476

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Unlike bulbs, corms are solid and do not have scales or fleshy leaves. Since they are solid, the bud, or growing tip, is on the top of the corm, instead of in the center of the bulb's scales.

As the plant grows and uses up the stored food, the corm shrivels and all but : Marie Iannotti. True bulbs, Tubers, Rhizomes and Corms are collectively referred to as bulbs but there are major differences.

They all serve the same purpose: to store food as an energy reserve for the plant to use to complete its life cycle. Here is a brief explanation of the differences. Bulb. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Complete Book of Bulbs, Corms, Tubers and Rhizomes by Brian Mathew, Reader's Digest, Philip Swindells (Hardback, ) at the best online prices at eBay.

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Bulbs By Royal Horticultural Society S/C 80 pages. Great collection for the beginer or advanced Bulb. Bulbs, corms, rhizomes and tubers are all considered geophytes. Geophyte is the collective term for the type of plant structure that stores water and nutrients in an enlarged underground part of.

Stem Tubers. Stem tubers form along the sides of the plant, close to the soil. They grow thick stems, produce leaves and send roots into the ground. Some tubers will grow buds, which will later be used for the plant’s reproduction.

When winter comes, the entire plant and most of the tubers die. Only the tuber with the most dominant bud survives. The diagrams above are Left to right Bulb, Bulb (lilium), Corm, Tuber and Rhizome. The text below, and most of the diagrams above have been extracted from the excellent book by Brian Mathew and Philip Swindells, “The complete book of BULBS Corms, Tubers and Rhizomes” ISBN 0.

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Some of the spring flowering bulbs, such as tulips, crocuses and daffodils will give you weeks for flowering long before other perennials have started to show up. How well do you know your flower bulb types?Do the words bulbs corms rhizomes tubers and bulbets seem like Greek to you. Read on and you find out what you need.

Corms also put out little offshoot corms. Nurture them and over time they become new plants. Rhizomes. Rhizomes include common iris, lily-of-the-valley, canna and calla lily. These swollen underground stems grow horizontally just under the surface of the soil.

Buds for new leaves occur along the surface of the rhizome. Tubers. Complete Book of Bulbs Corms Tubers Rhizomes Gardening Book. Antiques Jewelry & Sacred Treasures. $ Colemans Collectibles.

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Grows up to 20 cm (8 in) tall by 30 cm (12 in)wide, from short rhizomes, and bears tufts of grasslike leaves, from which purple or white flowers emerge in racemes held on short stems above the leaves.

It is native to Japan, where it grows on open and forested slopes. Tubers are unlike true bulbs and corms because they lack protective tunics and basal plates from which roots grow. The caladium tuber, for instance, has buds all over the tuber.

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Tulips are among the most popular of the bulbous plants. But several other beautiful flowering plants come from true bulbs, corms, tubers, or rhizomes that provide color in the Size: 75KB.