expanded (adjective) – spread out, opened up, widened, broadened or extended; (1) referring to thalli of large foliose lichens, that cover a large surface area of their substrate; (2) referring to wide-open disks of apothecioid ascocarps.
This page is part of the LIAS Glossary. It is closely interlinked with the other LIAS projects: LIAS • LIAS light • LIAS names • LIAS gtm. See also Cooperating Websites
Many pages in the LIAS Glossary is in need of further revisions. Please contribute. Criticism as well as collaboration is welcome!