Definition of Fruticose. Meaning of Fruticose. Synonyms of Fruticose

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Definition of Fruticose

Fruticose
Fruticose Fru"ti*cose`, a. [L. fruticosus, from frutex, fruticis, shrub] (Bot.) Pertaining to a shrub or shrubs; branching like a shrub; shrubby; shrublike; as, a fruticose stem. --Gray.

Meaning of Fruticose from wikipedia

- A fruticose lichen is a form of lichen fungi that is characterized by a coral-like shrubby or bushy growth structure. It is composed of a thallus and...
- but lichens are not plants. Lichens may have tiny, leafless branches (fruticose), flat leaf-like structures (foliose), flakes that lie on the surface...
- Usnea is a genus of mostly pale grayish-green fruticose lichens that grow like leafless mini-shrubs or t****els anc****d on bark or twigs. The genus is...
- Ramalina farinacea is an epiphytic bushy shaped (fruticose) lichen common to areas with Mediterranean, subtropical, or temperate climates. It is in the...
- Cladonia cristatella, commonly known as the British soldiers lichen, is a fruticose lichen belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. The species was first described...
- Cladonia portentosa, also known as reindeer lichen, is a light-coloured, fruticose lichen belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. A similar-looking species...
- of lichens based on overall growth form include 1. bushy or shrubby (fruticose) 2. leafy (foliose) 3. crust-like (crustose) 4. scaly (squamulose) 5....
- living in the rocks. Foliose lichens have leaf-like thalli, while the fruticose lichens are like small bushes. They are attached to the substratum at...
- known as reindeer lichen (c.p. Sw. renlav), lat., is a light-colored, fruticose lichen belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. It grows in both hot and...
- South America, as well as Europe, Eastern Asia, and North Africa. This fruticose species forms hair-like hanging clusters that are orange to red in color...
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