Also fo·li·ous [foh-lee-uh s] /ˈfoʊ li əs/.
Origin of foliose
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Historical Examples of foliose
Blasia pusilla, which occurs commonly by ditches and streams, affords a transition to the foliose types.
The leaves and stem of the foliose forms effect the same division of labour in another way.
Word Origin for foliose
C18: from Latin foliōsus full of leaves
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