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Foliose

Foliose

(Science: botany) Having many leaves; leafy.

Origin: L. Foliosus, fr. Folium leaf.


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Taxonomy

... as "Phylum" for animals. So you are not alone. Pick one; Thallophyta, mycophycota, mycophycophyta.....and defend your choice. Maybe foliose, crustose and fruiticose forms should be in their own separate "divilums." Doc44 My Usnia strigosa is graying.

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by Doc44
Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:28 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Taxonomy
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The Fiber Disease

... body is called a thallus, and is composed of intertwined fungal filaments. Lichens are conveniently grouped into 3 characteristic growth forms. Foliose lichens have a leaf-like or lobed thallus, loosely attached to the substrate by root-like rhizines or by a central stalk-like umbilicus. Fruticose ...

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by London
Sat Dec 03, 2005 4:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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