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Old 21st November 2012, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by TOOL View Post
I've just rubbed a sprout on bathroom mirror & run the hot tap, mirror steamed up.
I was most dissapointed after a late night finnish at work i rushed home eager to try the effects of a carrot but to my disapointment we've run out....this lead me to research other possible root veg solutions to this problem and i found it a mindfield of confusion... here are my findings

Taproot (some types may incorporate substantial hypocotyl tissue)

Arracacia xanthorrhiza (arracacha)
Abelmoschus moschatus (bush carrot)
Beta vulgaris (beet and mangelwurzel)
Brassica spp. (rutabaga and turnip)
Bunium persicum (black cumin)
Burdock (Arctium, family Asteraceae)
Carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus)
Celeriac - (Apium graveolens rapaceum)
Daikon - East Asian radish (Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus)
Lepidium meyenii (maca)
Microseris scapigera (yam daisy)
Pachyrhizus spp. (jicama and ahipa)
Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa)
Petroselinum spp. (parsley root)
Radish -
Scorzonera hispanica (black salsify)
Sium sisarum (skirret)
Tragopogon spp. (salsify)
Vigna lanceolata (bush potato)

Tuberous root

Amorphophallus glabra (Yellow lily yam)
Conopodium majus (pignut or earthnut)
Hornstedtia scottiana (Native ginger)
Ipomoea batatas (sweet potato)
Ipomoea costata (desert yam)
Manihot esculenta (cassava or yuca or manioc)
Mirabilis extensa (mauka or chago)
Psoralea esculenta (breadroot, tipsin, or prairie turnip)
Smallanthus sonchifolius (yacón)

plant stem

Amorphophallus konjac (konjac)
Colocasia esculenta (taro)
Eleocharis dulcis (Chinese water chestnut)
Ensete spp. (enset)
Nelumbo nucifera
Nymphaea spp. (waterlily)
Pteridium esculentum
Sagittaria spp. (arrowhead or wapatoo)
Typha spp.
Xanthosoma spp. (malanga, cocoyam, tannia, and other names)
Curcuma longa (turmeric)
Panax ginseng (ginseng)
Arthropodium spp. (rengarenga, vanilla lily, and others)
Canna spp. (canna)
Cordyline fruticosa (ti)
Maranta arundinacea (arrowroot)
Nelumbo nucifera (lotus root)
Typha spp. (cattail or bulrush)
Zingiber officinale (ginger, galangal)
Apios americana (hog potato or groundnut)
Cyperus esculentus (tigernut or chufa)
Dioscorea spp. (yams, ube)
Helianthus tuberosus (Jerusalem artichoke or sunchoke)
Hemerocallis spp. (daylily)
Lathyrus tuberosus (earthnut pea)
Oxalis tuberosa (oca or New Zealand yam)
Plectranthus edulis and P. esculentus (kembili, dazo, and others)
Solanum tuberosum (potato)
Stachys affinis (Chinese artichoke or crosne)
Tropaeolum tuberosum (mashua or añu)
Ullucus tuberosus (ulluco)


Allium spp. (garlic, onion, shallot, et cetera)
Camassia quamash (quamash)
Cyperus bulbosus (bush onion)
Cymbidium canaliculatum
Erythronium spp. (katakuri)
Foeniculum vulgare (fennel)
Lilium spp. (lilies)
Tacca leontopetaloides

One of theese must hold the key to the solution of the ultimate root veg for smearing on ely's jam jars i feel that my exhausted budjet with the fasico of alfreds dry suit and BA gear for the ultimate scope experiment im a little short of funds...I would be looking for a backer to invest the funds needed to research theese root veg
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