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Liana   Listen
noun
Liana, Liane  n.  (Bot.) A luxuriant woody plant, climbing high trees and having ropelike stems. The grapevine often has the habit of a liane. Lianes are abundant in the forests of the Amazon region.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Liana" Quotes from Famous Books



... half-mast colors, bow, bareheaded crowds, As this plain coffin o'er the side is slung, To pass by woods of masts and ratlined shrouds, As erst by Afric's trunks, liana-hung. ...
— The Personal Life Of David Livingstone • William Garden Blaikie

... harbour of Boulogne was approached by a narrow channel dividing the north-eastern from the south-western cliffs; and the waters of the bay, flowing through it and uniting with the River Liane in covering the present site of the lower town, rushed onwards as far as the valley of Tintelleries and the vale ...
— Bolougne-Sur-Mer - St. Patrick's Native Town • Reverend William Canon Fleming



Words linked to "Liana" :   golden pothos, ivy arum, Scindapsus aureus, vine, emerald creeper, pothos, jade vine, monstera, Mandevilla laxa, Mandevilla boliviensis, Epipremnum aureum, cynancum, philodendron



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