10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CORMOUS»
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and Bulbous Plants: Biology of an Adaptive ...
Introductionl to study of plants bearing fleshy underground storage organs; Life form of species and morphology of storage organs; Taxonomic status and descriptions of species with underground fleshy storage organs; Phenology of growth and ...
John S. Pate, Kingsley Wayne Dixon, 1982
Terrestrial Orchids: From Seed to Mycotrophic Plant
Many species produce a cormous rhizome. In most sgecies the whole rhizome
segment is swollen to form a corm (Fig. 7.3d; Arethusa, Calopogon, Calypso,
Tipularia), but in Aglectrum hyemale only the distal part of each segment is
COLCHICACEAE Colchicum family Ornithoglossum SNAKE LILY, SLANCKOP
Cormous perennials. Leaves few, lance-shaped and channelled, clasping the
stem at the base. Flowers in leafy racemes on long pedicels, often nodding,
green or ...
Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family
I had, at first, treated the Coelogyneae as part of the "reed-stem" complex,
possibly b ecause of similar seed structure, but none of the C oelogyneae has a
truly reed-stem habit and some are clearly cormous. Placing the Coelogyneae
next to ...
It differs from bulbs in being almost entirely made up of stem tissues with few
scale leaves; whereas a bulb consists mostly of fleshy scales. The typical
examples of cormous plants are gladiolus, crocus and water chestnut (Elcocharis
With loude clarioun cry and [with cormous] pypys, Tymbris and tabourris
tonelande loude, 530 3euen a sch[r]i[k]ande schout; schrynken be Iewes As
womman [welter] schal in + swem whan hire \>e water ne3eb. [}?ey] lacchen
launces anon, ...
Ralph Hanna, David Lawton, 2003
Flora of North America: Magnoliophyta: Commelinidae (in ...
Lower glumes 1-veined, 0.3–4.5 mm long; disarticulation always above the
glumes; lemmas unawned, never with hairs more than 1 mm long; culms never
with cormous bases; distal florets in the spikelets sometimes reduced, not forming
Flora of North America Editorial Committee, 2007
Bulbs for Warm Climates
Old World species are either bulbous, cormous, or rhizomatous, while the
rootstocks of the New World species may consist of tunicated bulbs, rhizomes, or
tuberous or fibrous roots. Although older literature erroneously described some
Spray Oils Beyond 2000: Sustainable Pest and Disease ...
... juniper yellow cedar Japanese cedar cyclamen grevillea giant or king protea
waratah Japanese barberry sacred bamboo Christmas bush pittosporum
cotoneaster hawthorn bulbous perennial 1,2 1998 cormous perennial 1,2 1998
The South African what Flower is That?
This genus of cormous perennials has yellow, orange, salmon-pink or lilac
flowers, most of which are only open for a day, although the flowering spike bears
a number of flowers in succession. Easily grown in any soil, homerias often self-
3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CORMOUS»
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Colorful, spring-blooming bulbs from South Africa
A cormous perennial, this corn lily is also available in a host of colors, though more prominently in pinks, reds and creams. It sends up reed-like ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Nov 13»
More to spring
A cormous perennial from South Africa, the peacock iris is found on stony flats and slopes, hence it does best in a fast-draining sandy soil in full ... «Southland Times, Oct 13»
Spring bulbs are much more than tulips and irises
These small, cormous South African bulbs are pretty much fail-safe and will naturalize over time. I've planted mine among fragrant freesias for ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Oct 11»