Originally Posted by Richard
And since arborescent refers to dicots, while a banana is a monocot ... the editors of Merriam-Webster get an F in plant morphology
Wrong. Arborescent does not refer to dicots nor monocots. Arborescent
is defined as "resembling a tree
in properties, growth, structure, or appearance".
Dicots and Monocotts
is a classification of flowering plants which would include flowering trees.