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Columnar [ Botany ]

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Synonyms: Column-like, Column-shaped, Columniform
  Having the form of, relating to, resembling, or characterized by columns.  
Much taller than broad, but differs from cylindric, by tapering towards one end, like the shaft of a column.
"a column-like tree trunk"

[Compare with: Cylindical ]
Columnar habit  [ Morphology ]
  Vegetative features that describe a plant growing in the form of a column (e.g. some cacti and succulents)  
Columnar tree  [ Morphology ]
Describes a narrow upright tree form  ( See fastigiated )
Columned  [ Botany ]
of, relating to, being, or composed of tall narrow somewhat cylindrical part or structure


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