adjective Botany, Zoology.
living or growing on or in bark.
Origin of corticolous
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Polypori also have no wide range of habitat, except in choice of trees on which to grow, for the majority of them are corticolous.
This is often facilitated in corticolous species by removing the bark and drying it under pressure.
biology living or growing on the surface of bark
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