The upcoming discussion will update you about the differences between Corm and Stem Tuber.
Difference # Corm:
1. Corm is the main stem or axis of the plant.
2. It is vertically oriented.
3. It bears many adventitious roots towards the base.
4. A corm bears circular nodes.
5. It bears foliage leaves.
6. Lateral buds are quite conspicuous.
7. It does not bear depressions.
8. Corms of the successive years persist and generally lie around or above the older ones.
Difference # Stem Tuber:
1. Stem tuber is the swollen end of a specialized underground branch.
2. It has no fixed orientation.
3. A stem tuber does not bear roots.
4. Nodes or eyes are small and arranged spirally over the tuber.
5. Foliage leaves do not develop on stem tuber.
6. Lateral buds are very small.
7. It possesses small depressions in the region of its nodes.
8. Old stem tuber is completely exhausted in the formation of new plants.