Sentence Examples


  • Propagation is by the formation of new corms from the parent corm, and by seeds.
  • The corm of the meadow-saffron attains its full size in June or early in July.
  • A smaller corm is then formed from the old one, close to its root; and this in September and October produces the crocus-like flowers.
  • The young corm, at first about the diameter of the flower-stalk, grows continuously, till in the following July it attains the size of a small apricot.
  • The parent corm remains attached to the new one, and keeps its form and size till April in the third year of its existence, after which it decays.