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Prostrate  [ Botany ]

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Synonyms: Prone, Decumbent, Procumbent, Recumbent, Reclining, Flat, Creeping
     
  The habit of a plant that tends to grow along the ground rather than upright.  
     


The 'creeping devil' (Macharocereus eruca) a prostrate cactus  growing horizontally on the ground.

Stretched out and lying flat at full length along the surface of the ground


 

 


The creeping stems of
Huernia humilis

     

 

 

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