Definition of Foliose. Meaning of Foliose. Synonyms of Foliose

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Definition of Foliose

Foliose
Foliose Fo`li*ose", a. [L. foliosus, fr. folium leaf.] (Bot.) Having many leaves; leafy.

Meaning of Foliose from wikipedia

- Foliose lichen is one of a variety of lichens, which are complex organisms that arise from the symbiotic relationship between fungi and a photosynthetic...
- may have tiny, leafless branches (fruticose), flat leaf-like structures (foliose), flakes that lie on the surface like peeling paint (crustose), a powder-like...
- Liverworts Mosses Hornworts Structure Thalloid or foliose Foliose Thalloid Symmetry Dorsiventral or radial Radial Dorsiventral Rhizoids Unicellular Pluricellular...
- overall growth form include 1. bushy or shrubby (fruticose) 2. leafy (foliose) 3. crust-like (crustose) 4. scaly (squamulose) 5. stringy (filamentose)...
- Xanthoparmelia (rock-shield lichen) is a genus of foliose lichen in the Parmeliaceae family. Xanthoparmelia is synonymous with Almbornia, Neofuscelia...
- leafy, the lichen may appear to be a foliose lichen, but the underside does not have a "skin" (cortex), as foliose lichens do. Squamulose lichens are composed...
- Collema nigrescens is a leafy (foliose) jelly lichen (Collema genus) found growing on the bark of trees such as bigleaf maples, in wetter coastal parts...
- succession starts when autotrophic organisms start living in the rocks. Foliose lichens have leaf-like thalli, while the fruticose lichens are like small...
- "non-vegetative" reproductive parts. Some lichen thalli have the aspect of leaves (foliose lichens); others cover the substrate like a crust (crustose lichens) (illustration...
- large foliose lichens with rather crinkled lobes. The genus is widespread and contains 10 species. They resemble many other genera of foliose lichens...
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