Definitions for "Foliose"
Keywords:  lichen, rhizines, thalli, lobes, leaf
a lichen growth form; thalli leaf-like, flattened, with both an upper and a lower surface; usually attached to the twig by rhizines which grow from the lower surface, see Figs. 10 &: 12, pp. 15 & 17.
A lichen growth form with dorsiventral lobes (having upper and lower surfaces), usually loosely to tightly appressed to the substrate, 2-dimensional or weakly 3-D.
Of or relating to lower plants that have leaf-like structures
Keywords:  leafy, leaves, bearing, appearance
Having many leaves; leafy.
Bearing leaves.
having a leafy appearance.