bulbous plant

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Noun1.bulbous plant - plant growing from a bulbbulbous plant - plant growing from a bulb    
iridaceous plant - any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae
amaryllis - bulbous plant having showy white to reddish flowers
blood lily - any of various deciduous or evergreen herbs of the genus Haemanthus; South Africa and Namibia
narcissus - bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
checkered lily, fritillary - any liliaceous plant of the genus Fritillaria having nodding variously colored flowers
autumn crocus, Colchicum autumnale, meadow saffron, naked lady - bulbous autumn-flowering herb with white, purple or lavender-and-white flowers; native to western and central Europe
star-of-Bethlehem - any of several perennial plants of the genus Ornithogalum native to the Mediterranean and having star-shaped flowers
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
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Crocus or what is called as 'The Red Gold' is a bulbous plant of Iridaceae family.
Snowdrops, Galanthus nivalis, often produce the earliest bloom from a spring bulbous plant. They will soon be followed by multiblooming crocuses, scilla, irises (from bulbs), flowering onions, single and species tulips and, finally, a host of golden daffodils.
Tuberose (Plolianthes tuberosa L.), a member of Agavaceae family is an ornamental bulbous plant native to Mexico, and one of the most important cut flowers in tropical and subtropical areas (Benschop, 1993).
This spice, highly valued since antiquity, consists of the stigmas of the flower of Crocus sativus, a small bulbous plant, 4-12 in (10-30 cm) tall, that belongs to the iris family.
Growing to a massive 6-8ft, sometimes more, this lofty bulbous plant produces an unbelievable display of creamy or greeny white flowers each about 6ins (15cm) long and streaked with brown or purple.
The plants that formed the backbone of these pots were eucomis - a unique South African bulbous plant sometimes called the pineapple lily due to the tuft of leaves on top of its flower spike.
The plants that formed the backbone of these pots were eucomis – a unique South African bulbous plant sometimes called the pineapple lily, due to the tuft of leaves on top its flower spike.
The snake's head gets its common name from the intricate markings on the petals of the nodding purple, pink and white flowers and these markings make this bulbous plant so attractive to gardeners, artists and photographers alike.
Another bulbous plant I see in gardens is Montbretia, yet few try their impressive cousin, the Crocosmia (left).
Galtonia candicans may appear like a white bluebell but it flowers in late summer and being a bulbous plant is easily managed.
But cooking both these bulbous plants may reduce the impact on your digestive system and cut down the bloat.