squamulose

adjective
squa·mu·lose | \ˈskwā-myə-ˌlōs, ˈskwä-\

Definition of squamulose 

: being or having a thallus made up of small leafy lobes a squamulose lichen

First Known Use of squamulose

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for squamulose

Latin squamula, diminutive of squama

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