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Noun1.Pertusariaceae - a fungus family of division Lichenes
fungus family - includes lichen families
division Lichenes - comprising the lichens which grow symbiotically with algae; sometimes treated as an independent group more or less coordinate with algae and fungi
genus Pertusaria, Pertusaria - crustose lichens that are a source of the dye archil and of litmus
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2): Parmeliaceae 21, Physciaceae 12, Ramalinaceae 9, Cladoniaceae 9, Collemataceae 3, Nephromataceae 3, Lecanoraceae 2, Lobariaceae 2, Teloschistaceae 2, Graphidaceae 1, Chrysothricaceae 1 Pannariaceae 2, Peltigeraceae 1, Pertusariaceae 2, Phlyctidaceae 1, the most representative are Parmeliaceae and Physciaceae.
Lichenes, Pertusariales: Cocconemataceae, Megasporaceae, Pertusariaceae. En: S.