Definition of Tuberous begonia
1. Noun. Any of numerous begonias having large tuberous roots.
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Literary usage of Tuberous begonia
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Veitch, is a cross between B. socotrana and a tuberous begonia. ... Neat dwarf plant, B. socotrana Xa tuberous begonia: 6 in.: fls. semi-double, 2 in. ..."
2. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1892)
"He then remarked that the tuberous begonia was a recent child with Mr. Barker, which accounts for his enthusiasm in its favor. He further stated that as a ..."
3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"In the presumed manual of cultivated plants, how would the author treat the tuberous begonia? \Yould he enter descriptions of the several indigenous species ..."
4. The Practical Garden-book: Containing the Simplest Directions for the by Charles Elias Hunn, Liberty Hyde Balley (1900)
"tuberous begonia. A large bed of these covered with crimson, pink, white, or yellow flowers, ranging from 2 to 4 and even 6 inches in diameter, some double, ..."
5. Bulbs and Tuberous-rooted Plants: Their History, Description, Methods of by Charles Linnaeus Allen (1893)
"The seeds of the tuberous begonia are so excessively fine as to resemble tobacco dust more than covers containing the germ of a future plant. ..."