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Synonyms for foliose

bearing numerous leaves

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Significant correlations were also observed as existing between the foliose lichen and fruticose lichen, but only at station 1 of Lake Oubeira.
According to our observations, the apical meristem of the short shoots form a rapid series of foliose leaves, each from independent leaf primordia, before forming the terminal inflorescence.
Material examined: SOUTH AFRICA: KwaZulu-Natal: 36 specimens, HGP, in foliose lichens from Acacia trees (SMLA accession numbers 9361, 9362, 9364).
Thirty-one (45%) lichens are crustose, 27 (39%) are foliose, 8 (12%) are fruticose and 3 (4%) are squamulose.
Foliose (fo-li-ose) lichens are leafy and prefer rainy climates.
areas on the northeastern coast of Honshu, the largest island in Japan, are often observed to be nearly devoid of large, foliose plants; encrusting coralline algae cover the bottom(10).
The growth form of each lichen was determined: foliose (leaf-like), crustose (crust-like) or fruticose (shrub-like) as well as the substrate: saxicolous (growing on concrete, dolomite or granite), corticolous (growing on the bark of trees or shrubs), lignicolous (growing on wood or decorticate logs) or other (growing on steel, paint, fiberglass, fungi, etc.
We have recently reported the inhibition of reduction of nitro-blue tetrazolium and xanthine oxidase by the extract of natural thallus of a foliose lichen species Bulbothrix setschwanensis and of its cultures obtained in the laboratory (Behera and Makhija, 2002).
pyrifera, the foliose brown alga Egregia laevigata, and the foliose green alga Ulva lobata did not induce larval settlement of H.
Sponges were categorized into five groups based on their structure and shape: flat, barrel, shelf, vase, and foliose sponges (Fig.
We have coded all stolons the same, despite indications that stolons in Misandra and Milligania differ from those of Pseudo-Gunnera, because the latter are not subtended by foliose leaves and lack adventitive root primordia (see the discussion in the text).
rubra fishers over this 30-y period is that many formerly productive areas of reef, typified by foliose algae (seaweed) and associated complex communities of fish and invertebrates including abalone, have undergone a transition to "barrens.