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Synonyms for fruticose

of or relating to or resembling a shrub

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The growth form of each lichen was determined: foliose (leaf-like), crustose (crust-like), fruticose (shrub-like) or squamulose (scale-like).
Fruticose lichens are stalked and bushy in appearance.
Lichens may be foliose (leafy); fruticose (shrublike or stalked); or crustose (crust-forming).
Based on the structure of the thallus, lichens have been placed in four major groups: leprose, crustose, foliose, and fruticose.
Continuing towards the sea, the second horizon contains halophilic lichens, which may be encrusting lichens, such as some yellow or reddish Caloplaca; foliose lichens, such as some Parmelia; or even fruticose lichens, such as some species of the genus Ramalina.
In undisturbed vegetation, pleurocarpous mosses and fruticose lichens were totally dominant, but were virtually absent in the burned plots during the 5-yr observation period.
Near coastal areas, blue oaks are often heavily covered with pendulous, fruticose lichen Ramalina menziesii Tayl.
Significant correlations were also observed as existing between the foliose lichen and fruticose lichen, but only at station 1 of Lake Oubeira.
From the total of species, the type of lichen growth found were as follow: 26 foliose, seven crustose and one fruticose.
Fruticose Roccellaceae an anatomical-microscopical atlas and guide with a worldwide key and further notes on some crustose Roccellaceae or similar lichens.
Pegau (1969) recorded rates of growth of fruticose lichens on the foggy Bering Sea coast of the Seward Peninsula that exceeded those of tundra regions of Canada and Russia.
Thirty-four lichens are of the crustose growth form, 24 are foliose and 2 are fruticose.
carmensarae differs from the Argentinian-Paraguayan populations by being fruticose with stems straighter and more terete apically, a paler red vein and contrasting spot surface coloration on adaxial leaves, and glandular hairs slightly longer.