Definition of Ligneous plant
1. Noun. A plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems.
Specialized synonyms: Bugbane, Melilot, Melilotus, Sweet Clover, Aralia, Combretum, Ravenala, Ravenala Madagascariensis, Traveler's Tree, Traveller's Tree, Pipturus Argenteus, Queensland Grass-cloth Plant, Milk Vetch, Milk-vetch, False Indigo, Wild Indigo, Bush Clover, Lespedeza, Lupin, Lupine, Bignoniad, Gesneriad, Figwort, Nightshade, Lignosae, Arborescent Plant, Tree, Bush, Shrub, Bramble
Generic synonyms: Tracheophyte, Vascular Plant
Terms within: Lignum
Terms within: Xylem
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Literary usage of Ligneous plant
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1. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"ligneuse, woody plant, ligneous plant (shrub or tree). — potagère, vegetable. — vivace, perennial plant. planté, pa planted, etc. ..."
2. Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Including His Life and Correspondence by Thomas Browne, Simon Wilkin (1835)
"... hath observed: which being a dry and ligneous plant, is preserved many years, and though crumpled and furled up, yet, if infused in water, ..."
3. Gardening for Ladies: And Companion to the Flower-garden by Loudon (Jane), Andrew Jackson Downing (1843)
"This plant bears very little resemblance to the other kinds of Cacti, as it has thin leaves and a round stem, like any other ligneous plant. ..."
4. The Horticultural Register by Sir Joseph Paxton, Joseph Harrison (1836)
"... endowing it with physical power, so that it can " make annual additions to the size of a ligneous plant." But this, you must be aware, is impossible. ..."