- any of various usually woody vines that may climb as high as the tree canopy in a tropical forest.
Origin of liana
Examples from the Web for lianes
Historical Examples of lianes
Fresh fallen trees, tied together with lianes, lay everywhere.At Last
The stem of the lianes shows some remarkable deviations from the normal in form and structure.
But it is the creepers and lianes of the tropical forests that are the most remarkable of all climbing plants.The Romance of Plant Life
G. F. Scott Elliot
- any of various woody climbing plants mainly of tropical forests