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Related to Bomarea edulis: Bomarea salsilla
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|Noun||1.||Bomarea edulis - tropical vine having pink-and-yellow flowers spotted purple and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; West Indies to northern South America|
Bomarea, genus Bomarea - large genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae especially subfamily Alstroemeriaceae
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface