cormous plant


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Noun1.cormous plant - plant growing from a corm
star grass - any plant of the genus Hypoxis having long grasslike leaves and yellow star-shaped flowers: Africa; Australia; southern Asia; North America
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
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Harvesting of Dioscorea hastifolia on the central western coast thus fits comfortably into the overall picture of Aboriginal harvesting of tuberous, bulbous and cormous plants through large parts of the continent.