Definition of Genus Ramalina
1. Noun. Shrubby lichens of the family Usneaceae having a flattened thallus.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Usneaceae, Usneaceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ramalina
Literary usage of Genus Ramalina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."