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

Definition of Usneaceae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of usneaceae

New Latin, from Usnea, type genus + -aceae

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