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Decumbent   [ Botany]
Syonyms: Creeping, Prostrate

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  Stems or branches reclining or lying on the surface of the ground, but with the tip erect or ascending.  
     
A plant habit characterized by stems or branches which recline on the ground from a horizontal or inclined base, but the apexes are curved upright.

Compare with: Procumbent

     

 

 

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