Definition of Genus Parmelia

1. Noun. Type genus of the Parmeliaceae; a large genus of chiefly alpine foliaceous lichens.

Exact synonyms: Parmelia
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Parmeliaceae, Parmeliaceae
Member holonyms: Crotal, Crottal, Crottle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Parmelia

genus Paprilus
genus Paracheirodon
genus Paradoxurus
genus Paralichthys
genus Paralithodes
genus Paramecium
genus Paranthias
genus Paranthropus
genus Parascalops
genus Parasitaxus
genus Parathelypteris
genus Parietaria
genus Paris
genus Parkia
genus Parkinsonia
genus Parmelia (current term)
genus Parochetus
genus Paronychia
genus Parophrys
genus Parrotia
genus Parrotiopsis
genus Parthenium
genus Parthenocissus
genus Parula
genus Parus
genus Paspalum

Literary usage of Genus Parmelia

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

1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1896)
"The large lichen genus Parmelia presents many difficulties from the variability of its forms, and with regard to the chemical reactions of the thallus with ..."

2. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"The genus Parmelia (Physcia) offers both simple and bilocular spores. Of the former, P. parietina gives an example, though in some cases a transverse ..."

3. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"The erratic lichens are among the peculiarities of the genus Parmelia. The Parmelia saxatilis, common on stones and boulders of the primary and metamorphic ..."

4. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1836)
"... genus Parmelia. In short, in this department, Dr. Taylor has effected great reforms, and has shown that still greater ones are necessary ; and we know ..."

5. Shakespeare's Garden by James Harvey Bloom (1903)
"There are also the olive and gray foliaceous lichens of the genus Parmelia, many of which are used in dyeing. ..."

6. Annals of Botany by Carl Dietrich Eberhard König, John Sims (1806)
"With these finishes the first section of the work; the second beginning with the sixteenth genus, Parmelia, by far the most numerous of the whole, ..."

7. Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany: For High Schools and by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1890)
"Among the commonest of plants are the lichens of the genus Parmelia (Fig. 44, A), growing everywhere on tree trunks, wooden fences, etc., forming gray, ..."

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