fruticose


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fruticose

[′früd·ə‚kōs]
(biology)
Resembling a shrub; applied especially to lichens. Also known as frutescent.
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Thirty-one (45%) lichens are crustose, 27 (39%) are foliose, 8 (12%) are fruticose and 3 (4%) are squamulose.
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.
Thirty-four lichens (57%) are of the crustose growth form, 24 (40%) are foliose and 2 (3%) are fruticose.
CCA Species Source Morphology Pneophyllum coronatum On plastic plates in Encrusting (Rosanoff) Penrose GACL hatchery in Chamberlain Hydrolithon rupestris On plastic plates in Encrusting (Foslie) Penrose GACL hatchery Phymatolithon repandum On stones from shallow Encrusting to warty (Foslie) Wilks and subtidal at Cable Woelkerling Bay (173[degrees]24'E, 41[degrees]11'S) Lithophyllum On stipes of sublittoral Foliose carpophylli fringe Carpophyllum (Heydrich) maschalocarpum Heydrich (Phaeophyceae) on shore by GACL Mesophyllium On stable boulders in Warty to fruticose printzianum sublittoral fringe on Woelkerling and shore by GACL Harvey Crust CCA Species Thickness Likely Grazers Pneophyllum coronatum -0.
identify foliose and fruticose lichens of the cedar glade
foliose and 12 fruticose lichen species were recorded from cedar glades
At the familial level, the Andes show a particularly good representation of groups with foliose and fruticose species, like Parmeliaceae (incl.