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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
arborescens,-entis (part.B): arborescent, growing into or becoming a tree, attaining the size or character of a tree; tending to be woody; tree-like, “approaching the size and habit of a tree” (Fernald 1950) [> L. arboresco,-ere, 3., to become a tree, to grow to be a tree];

- caules scandentes, saepius volubiles, lignosi v. subherbacei, rarius herbacei e rhizomate perenni suberecti, v. rarissime arborescentes (B&H), stems climbing, twining, woody or subherbaceous, more rarely herbaceous suberect from a perennial rhizome, or very rarely tree-like .

- herbae v. frútices rarius subarborescentes (B&H), herbs or shrubs more rarely somewhat tree-like.

- herbae fruticesve, nunc arborescentes sed aevi breves (B&H), herbs or shrubs, sometimes tree-like but short of life-span.

 

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