corticate


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cor·ti·cate

 (kôr′tĭ-kĭt, -kāt′) also cor·ti·cat·ed (-kāt′ĭd)
adj.
Having a cortex or a similar specialized outer layer.

corticate

(ˈkɔːtɪkɪt; -ˌkeɪt) or

corticated

adj
(Botany) (of plants, seeds, etc) having a bark, husk, or rind
[C19: from Latin corticātus covered with bark]
ˌcortiˈcation n
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A widespread corticolous species of temperate regions, consisting of tiny, lemon yellow corticate granules.
Thallus growing on wood or bark, consisting mainly of corticate granules; apothecia rare Candelariella xanthostigma 2.
Thallus and podetia K-, esorediate; podetia wholly corticate, slightly branched at the apex; basal squamules finely divided, more than 2mm long Cladonia cristatella 1.