sarmentose


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sar·men·tose

 (sär-mĕn′tōs′)
adj. Botany
Having slender prostrate stolons or branches.

[Latin sarmentōsus, full of twigs, from sarmentum, twigs.]

sarmentose

(sɑːˈmɛntəʊs) ,

sarmentous

or

sarmentaceous

adj
(Botany) (of plants such as the strawberry) having stems in the form of runners
[C18: from Latin sarmentōsus full of twigs, from sarmentum brushwood, from sarpere to prune]

sar•men•tose

(sɑrˈmɛn toʊs)

also sar•men•tous

(-təs)

sar•men•ta•ceous

(ˌsɑr mənˈteɪ ʃəs)

adj.
(of a plant) having runners.
[1750–60; < Latin sarmentōsus=sarment(um) twig + -ōsus -ose1]
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Don belongs to family verbenaceae is an evergreen densely branched climber or sarmentose vine or running shrub up to 5 m in hight.
Species forming group 1 had a constancy value of over ten per cent in each unit, and included three native tree species--anacahuita (Blepharocalyx tweediei), canelón (Rapanea spp.), seibo (Erythrina crista galli)--and an exotic sarmentose shrub, blackberry (Rubus spp.) with one of the highest regional relative constancy values (TC = 40,21) (Table 1).
japonica) and the European sarmentose shrub blackberry (Rubus spp.), could also be considered invasive species since they displayed high relative constancy and cover values in the plots analyzed.