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|Noun||1.||family Usneaceae - fruticose lichens having prostrate or erect or pendulous thalli: genera Usnea, Evernia, Ramalina, Alectoria|
fungus family - includes lichen families
division Lichenes, Lichenes - comprising the lichens which grow symbiotically with algae; sometimes treated as an independent group more or less coordinate with algae and fungi
genus Usnea, Usnea - widely distributed lichens usually having a greyish or yellow pendulous freely branched thallus