An aquatic plant of the Sagittaria genus.

Arrowhead

An aquatic plant of the Sagittaria genus.

The tuber shaped roots of the jerusalem artichoke are used as a vegetable during the winter. The jerusalem artichoke is native to Brazil.

Jerusalem Artichoke

The tuber shaped roots of the jerusalem artichoke are used as a vegetable during the winter. The jerusalem…

An illustration of the tubers on underground branches of a potato plant. An illustration of the tubers on underground branches of a potato plant.

Galvanometer

An illustration of the tubers on underground branches of a potato plant. An illustration of the tubers…

An illustration of the tubers on underground branches of a potato plant.

Tubers of a Potato Plant

An illustration of the tubers on underground branches of a potato plant.

This illustration shows the formation of tubers: A, old potato or tuber with two shoots reaching up into the air and from the base of these shoots, rhizomes have been formed that are developing new tubers. B, mature tuber with spirally arranged buds, the so-called "eyes" of the potato.

Tubers

This illustration shows the formation of tubers: A, old potato or tuber with two shoots reaching up…