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Can anyone identify this plant with bulbous root

This is a discussion on Can anyone identify this plant with bulbous root within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; The OH found this in his greenhouse and neither one of us can remember what ...

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    Default Can anyone identify this plant with bulbous root

    The OH found this in his greenhouse and neither one of us can remember what it is. It seems to have a bulbous root. Would appreciate any help in ID. Oh yeah it has not bloomed yet. Hmmmm I wonder if it blooms?

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    some kind of elephant ear? Caladium?

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    It reminds me of a water lily type leaf...very interesting one there. Can't wait to find out what this one is!

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    It looks like a nasturtium to me?

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    a squash? lol

    no clue...

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    Thanks all for your help. But I'm still searching.

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    I think it looks like a nasturtium also.

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    If it is, the flowers are great in salads. They taste peppery and are really pretty too.


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    I think it looks like a nasturtium also.

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    what size pot are we looking at? Although the leaves are Nasturtium-shaped...they look too thick for Nasturtiums. I don't recall Nasturtiums having a bulbous root either

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    what size pot are we looking at? Although the leaves are Nasturtium-shaped...they look too thick for Nasturtiums. I don't recall Nasturtiums having a bulbous root either
    It's a 4" pot Ron and you're right the leaves are sort of thick. What do you think?

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