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liana
American English: /liˈɑnə/
British English: /lɪˈɑːnə/

Translation of liana in Spanish:

noun

countable or uncountable
  • (Botany)
    Example sentences
    • Finally, this work represents part of a long-term research effort in which mechanical architectures are being investigated in terms of the evolution of architectures of trees, shrubs, lianas and procumbent growth forms.
    • These features, and very different life forms ranging from trees and lianas to annuals, occur within closely related groups.
    • The leaves of the understory shrubs, lianas, and sapling trees bear the unmistakable signs of damage by hungry insects.
    Example sentences
    • Tropical forest foragers fashion their own nets from lianas, and make belt pouches, baskets, and mats from grasses.
    • There they climb into a series of wooden constructions three metres high, made with tree trunks lashed together with lianas like tree houses perched above the flood.
    • Bunched optical fibers and acrylic light ducts draped like lianas from the ceiling, pulsing with digital information.

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