producing long, slender stems which take root along the ground, as the strawberry plant does
Origin of sarmentoseClassical Latin sarmentosus, full of twigs from sarmentum, twig from sarpere, to trim, cut off from Indo-European base an unverified form ser(p)-, sickle from source Classical Greek harp?, Latvian sirpis
Having slender prostrate stolons or branches.
Origin of sarmentoseLatin sarmentōsus full of twigs from sarmentum twigs
(comparative more sarmentose, superlative most sarmentose)
- (botany) Having long, slender, prostrate stolons (runners)
- (biochemistry) A monosaccharide, with the molecular formula C7H14O4