Usneaceae

plural noun
Us·​ne·​a·​ceae | \ ˌəsnēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Usneaceae

: a family of fruticose lichens characterized by prostrate, erect, or pendulous thalli that are generally radially symmetrical and including the genera Usnea, Evernia, Ramalina, and Alectoria

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Other Words from Usneaceae

usneaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Usneaceae

New Latin, from Usnea, type genus + -aceae

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“Usneaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Usneaceae. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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