Providing shade.‘lugubrious gardens with their umbriferous vines’
shaded, shadowy, dark, dim, sunlessView synonyms
- ‘This reserve is located in a transitional area between dense umbriferous submontane forest and mixed umbriferous submontane forest.’
- ‘The vegetation is umbriferous bulbiferous forest.’
Early 17th century: from Latin umbrifer (from umbra shade + -fer bearing) + -ous.