division Lichenes


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Noun1.division Lichenes - comprising the lichens which grow symbiotically with algae; sometimes treated as an independent group more or less coordinate with algae and fungi
division - (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
Lichenales, order Lichenales - category used especially in former classifications for organisms now constituting the division Lichenes
lichen - any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
Lechanorales, order Lechanorales - category used in some classification systems for all lichens that produce apothecia
family Lecanoraceae, Lecanoraceae - a fungus family of the division Lichenes
family Roccellaceae, Roccellaceae - a fungus family of division Lichenes
family Pertusariaceae, Pertusariaceae - a fungus family of division Lichenes
family Usneaceae, Usneaceae - fruticose lichens having prostrate or erect or pendulous thalli: genera Usnea, Evernia, Ramalina, Alectoria
Cladoniaceae, family Cladoniaceae - a family of lichens
family Parmeliaceae, Parmeliaceae - a family of lichens
Fungi, fungus kingdom, kingdom Fungi - the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants
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