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|Noun||1.||family Parmeliaceae - a family of lichens|
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 Parmelia, Parmelia - type genus of the Parmeliaceae; a large genus of chiefly alpine foliaceous lichens
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