Ramalina

noun
Ram·a·li·na | \ ˌraməˈlīnə \

Definition of Ramalina 

: a genus of fruticose lichens (family Usneaceae) that have a thallus with flattened usually tufted lobes which are more or less dichotomously branched and that include several (as R. fraxinea) which are sources of dyes or perfume

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History and Etymology for Ramalina

New Latin, from Latin ramale twigs, brushwood (from ramus branch + -ale, neuter of -alis -al) + New Latin -ina

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