fru·ti·cose adjective \ˈfrü-ti-ˌkōs\
: having a shrubby often branched thallus that grows perpendicular to the substrate <fruticose lichens> — compare crustose, foliose
Origin of FRUTICOSE
from frutic-, frutex
First Known Use: 1882
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