Swollen roots, found in
This member of the Tropaeolaceae was given this name by
Antonio José Cavanilles in 1797. It is found in
the Andes; Argentina and Chile, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some sun. The swollen roots can grow to three centimetres,
the whole plant up to 25 centimetres. The flowers are dark yellow
but can get into bright yellow.