- Alteration of French liane, probably from lier, to bind, from Old French; see liable. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“We think tropical forests in the Americans are drying out a little bit, which would favor liana proliferation.”
“We think that elevated CO2 may also favor liana proliferation, especially under a slightly drier scenario, a drier climate.”
“Or to swing my legs like Tarzan on a liana around my partner's waist?”
“Write to Liana B. B.ker at liana. email@example.com”
“These liana forests occupy thousands of square kilometers on the high relief in the south and southeast portion of the region.”
“Prominent tree species include Lecythis odora, Lecythis turbinata, brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa, rare in this area), Cenostigma tocantina, Bombax tocantinum, and the large liana Bauhinia bombaciflora.”
“They had to be eighty feet high and thirty feet across, all draped in those liana vines.”
“He leaned out further over the abyss, tightening his grip on the seemingly unbreakable liana nearby.”
“Below-he gripped the liana ever tighter-below and down an equally great distance, somewhere at the Fifth Level, lay a brilliant blue object that caught the sun like the axe.”
“He tested a liana, found it firm, and started off in the direction of the murderous sounds.”
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