Kōrero: Lichens

Foliose lichen (2 o 3)

Foliose lichen

Foliose (leaf-like) lichens are flat with distinct upper and lower surfaces. The leaves are usually divided into lobes. Some of the largest foliose lichens in the world grow in New Zealand, where they can reach half a metre in length.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10048150
Photograph by Kevin Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Lichens - Features and life history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10983/foliose-lichen (accessed 5 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007