Definition of Genus ramalina

1. Noun. Shrubby lichens of the family Usneaceae having a flattened thallus.

Exact synonyms: Ramalina
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Usneaceae, Usneaceae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ramalina

genus Pyrrosia
genus Pyrularia
genus Pyrus
genus Pythium
genus Python
genus Pyxidanthera
genus Quercus
genus Quiscalus
genus Rachycentron
genus Radiigera
genus Radyera
genus Raffia
genus Raja
genus Ramalina
genus Ramphomicron
genus Rana
genus Ranatra
genus Rangifer
genus Ranunculus
genus Raoulia
genus Raphia
genus Raphicerus
genus Raphus
genus Ratibida
genus Rattus
genus Rauvolfia
genus Rauwolfia
genus Ravenala

Literary usage of Genus ramalina

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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The genus Ramalina is found associated with the last two on the trunks and branches of trees, especially of the fir, the birch, the aah, the oak, the sloe, ..."

2. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"The genus Ramalina has the dull tints of the Evernia, and some species approach very nearly in form to that genus. ..."

3. The Supplement to the Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of by George Long, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (1846)
"The genus Ramalina is found associated with tbr I* two on the trunks and branches of trees, especially of v ' the birch, the ash, the oak, the sloe, ..."

4. Shakespeare's Garden by James Harvey Bloom (1903)
"The lichens weathering with gray the " moss'd trees " are chiefly of the genus Ramalina, and such lichens as Evernia prunastri and its allies. ..."

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