Definition of foliose in English:
(Of a lichen) having a lobed, leaflike shape.
- In foliose lichens, there is a second cortex below the medulla.
- This tome includes detailed entries on more than 800 foliose, fruticose, and crustose lichens.
- Therefore, no data were available in these species for the developmental transition of meristem from the juvenile to the mature foliose root.
early 18th century: from Latin foliosus, from folium 'leaf'.
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