Definition of Jerusalem artichoke

1. Noun. Edible tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke.

Group relationships: Girasol, Helianthus Tuberosus, Jerusalem Artichoke Sunflower
Generic synonyms: Tuber



2. Noun. Tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers.

3. Noun. Sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips.
Exact synonyms: Sunchoke
Generic synonyms: Root Vegetable

Definition of Jerusalem artichoke

1. Noun. a variety of sunflower, ''Helianthus tuberosus'', native to North America, having yellow flower heads and edible tubers ¹

2. Noun. the tuber of this plant, eaten as a vegetable; the sunchoke ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Jerusalem artichoke

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1. Annals of Botany by IDEAL (Project) (1888)
"On the germination of the tuber of the jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus). BY JR GREEN, MA, B.Sc, Trinity College, Cambridge, Professor of Botany to ..."

2. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) 714. The jerusalem artichoke or topinambur is a native of America from Ontario to Saskatchewan south to Georgia ..."

3. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"The jerusalem artichoke or topinambur is a native of America from Ontario to Saskatchewan south to Georgia and Arkansas. It was cultivated by the Indians ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The jerusalem artichoke is the tuber of a perennial sunflower-like plant. ... Tuber of jerusalem artichoke 1ยป far ahead of the potato in productiveness, ..."

5. History of Cultivated Vegetables: Comprising Their Botanical, Medicinal by Henry Phillips (1822)
"THE jerusalem artichoke, is a tuberous rooted species of the Helianthus, Sunflower, ... jerusalem artichoke."

6. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"... and there cork tissue with large cells. 2. Cortex (Fig. 319). The cells are quadrilateral, and often trans- Fio. 319. jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus ..."

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