What is a tree?


In this book, I roughly hold to the following definition of the term ‘tree’: A tree is a woody plant with one main erect perennial stem reaching at least 3 m of height and giving rise to a crown of a well definable, characteristic shape.


Woody Plant Characteristic Shape Strict Sense Internal Factor Narrow Sense 
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