plural noun
Lec·​a·​no·​ra·​les | \ ˌlekə(ˌ)nōˈrā(ˌ)lēz, -nȯˈ- \

Definition of Lecanorales

in some classifications
: an order comprising all the lichens that produce apothecia

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New Latin, from Lecanora + -ales

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“Lecanorales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lecanorales. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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