family Cladoniaceae


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Noun1.family Cladoniaceae - a family of lichens
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
Cladonia, genus Cladonia - type genus of Cladoniaceae; lichens characterized by a crustose thallus and capitate fruiting bodies borne on simple or branched podetia
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The cosmopolitan family Cladoniaceae (lichenized fungi) is one of the most collected lichen groups because its members are conspicuous and they can be found in many different ecosystems.
The first specialized publication on Cladoniaceae in Colombia (Sipman & Cleef 1978) treats morphology, chemistry, and ecological and spatial distribution of 6 species of the family Cladoniaceae.