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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Origin and Etymology of ramalina
New Latin, from Latin ramale twigs, brushwood (from ramus branch + -ale, neuter of -alis -al) + New Latin -ina — more at ramify
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