Sentence Examples


  • JALAP, a cathartic drug consisting of the tuberous roots of Ipomaea Purga, a convolvulaceous plant growing on the eastern declivities of the Mexican Andes at an elevation of 5000 to 8000 ft.
  • It is closely related to the Manioc, cassava or tapioca plant (Manihot utilissima) which it resembles when young and exhibits a similar tuberous root system.
  • Beautiful plants with fleshy tuberous roots, which are the better if not often disturbed.
  • Interesting and elegant plants, mostly tuberous, growing in good garden soil.
  • Charming tuberous-rooted plants of dwarf habit, suitable for sheltered rockeries, and growing in light gritty soil.