By planting parts of the tuber of a potato, one can create new organisms with the same genetic makeup.
The most obvious of these is the long calcaneal heel or calcaneal tuber , which projects proximo-ventrally from the proximal end of the calcaneum.
A good thing, too, as everyone soon agreed: despite its beautiful flower, the dahlia tuber is not very tasty!
The perforating foramen has disappeared, and the calcaneal tuber projects to the rear.
In her paper, she also details that Paul is afflicted with renal cysts, a densely-calcified right frontal lobe cortical tuber and renal cell carcinoma as well other conditions.
Crocuses and gladioli, for example, are really corms, while such favorites as dahlias and begonias are really tubers .
This patient also had cerebral tubers (not mentioned in the original history).
Along with true bulbs, several types of flowers, sold as bulbs, grow from the underground stem growth of rhizomes, tubers , and corms.
Plant a few tubers now for new potatoes in August and September.