Definition of Family Usneaceae
1. Noun. Fruticose lichens having prostrate or erect or pendulous thalli: genera Usnea, Evernia, Ramalina, Alectoria.
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
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 ..."