arborescent plant

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having the shape or characteristics of a tree

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Approximately 480 species belong to Cyatheaceae, with pantropical distribution (TRYON; TRYON, 1982), or rather, a group with predominantly arborescent plants growing up to 25 m high (SPORNE, 1970).
Calamites were the only Carboniferous lowland arborescent plants that had the capability for extensive vegetative propagation (Tiffney, 1985).
Striking morphological differences within these groups include small herbaceous forms vs arborescent plants within the woody Sonchus alliance, the presence of pachycaul trees or tree like herbs in Dendrosenecio, and of spectacular monocarpic rosette plants in the silversword alliance and Espeletia.
seed cones are produced by arborescent plants and under continual