Definition of Cladonia
: a genus (the type of the family Cladoniaceae) of lichens characterized by its crustose plant body and capitate fruiting bodies borne in simple or branched podetia — see reindeer moss
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Origin and Etymology of cladonia
New Latin, from Late Greek kladon-, kladōn sprout (from Greek klados) + New Latin -ia — more at clad-
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