Definition of Family Usneaceae

1. Noun. Fruticose lichens having prostrate or erect or pendulous thalli: genera Usnea, Evernia, Ramalina, Alectoria.

Exact synonyms: Usneaceae
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Division Lichenes, Lichenes
Member holonyms: Genus Usnea, Usnea, Evernia, Genus Evernia, Genus Ramalina, Ramalina, Alectoria, Genus Alectoria

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Usneaceae

family Turnicidae
family Tylenchidae
family Typhaceae
family Typhlopidae
family Tytonidae
family Uintatheriidae
family Ulmaceae
family Ulvaceae
family Umbelliferae
family Unionidae
family Upupidae
family Uranoscopidae
family Ursidae
family Urticaceae
family Usneaceae (current term)
family Ustilaginaceae
family Valerianaceae
family Varanidae
family Veneridae
family Verbenaceae
family Vespertilionidae
family Vespidae
family Violaceae
family Viperidae
family Vireonidae
family Viscaceae
family Vitaceae
family Vittariaceae
family Viverridae

Literary usage of Family Usneaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1914)
"... WITH CRITICAL NOTES ON THE family Usneaceae R. HEBER HOWE, JR. Thoreau Museum of Natural History, Concord, Mass. I left Boston for Newfoundland on July ..."

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