effigurate (not comparable)
- (botany, of lichens) Having a definite (lobed) shape; not effuse.
1948, A. Grenfell Price, The winning of Australian Antarctica. Mawson's B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. voyages: 1929-31: based on the Mawson papers, page 105:
- Thallus thin, whitish to somewhat greyish, continuous, occasionally minutely rimulose, margin somewhat darkened and determinate but not clearly effigurate;
- 1965, Nova Hedwigia, volumes 15-16, page 326:
- Thallus about 1 cm. in diameter, light gray irregular areoles 0:30,4 mm. in diameter on a black hypothallus, giving a deciussate appearance, marginal areoles slightly radially elongate and very narrowly black margined but not clearly effigurate;
- effigurate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- “effigurate” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online.
- “effigurate” in the Collins English Dictionary, Glasgow: HarperCollins Publishers.
- Irwin M. Brodo, Keys to Lichens of North America (2016, ISBN 0300195737, page 372
- Thomas H. Nash, Lichen Biology (1996, ISBN 0521459745, page 40: "A thallus is called effigurate when the marginal lobes are prolonged and are radially arranged, as in many species of the genera Caloplaca, Dimelaena, Acarospora and Pleopsidium."