The Chilean Alstromeria
Yet another plant that combines the qualities of beauty of flower with those of a possibly edible root. In this case, as will be seen, the wild flower has notable claims to beauty. Under the hand of the plant developer, it will probably become an exceptionally handsome flower; and the bulb also gives good promise of proving adaptable.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 7 Chapter 8