Definition of Usnea. Meaning of Usnea. Synonyms of Usnea

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Definition of Usnea

Usnea
Usnea Us"ne*a, n. [NL., from Ar. usnah moss.] (Bot.) A genus of lichens, most of the species of which have long, gray, pendulous, and finely branched fronds. Usnea barbata is the common bearded lichen which grows on branches of trees in northern forests.
Usnea
Usnic Us"nic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex acid obtained, as a yellow crystalline substance, from certain genera of lichens (Usnea, Parmelia, etc.).

Meaning of Usnea from wikipedia

- Usnea is a genus of mostly pale grayish-green fruticose lichens that grow like leafless mini-shrubs or t****els anc****d on bark or twigs. The genus is...
- Usnea longissima, old man's beard or Methuselah's beard lichen, is a lichen in the family Parmeliaceae. Usnea longissima has also been named Dolichousnea...
- Usnea filipendula (fishbone beard lichen) is a pale gray-green fruticose lichen with a pendant growth form, growing in up to 20 cm many-branching t****els...
- Usnea Plug is a volcanic plug, 30 m from base to summit, rising to 117 m in the interior of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands...
- A common name for it is lichen katydid because it lives surrounded by Usnea lichen on which it sustains itself. Cigliano, M. M.; Braun, H.; Eades, D...
- Neritina usnea is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Neritidae. Neritina usnea (Röding, 1798). Retrieved through: World...
- Usnea Ridge (60°42′S 45°38′W / 60.700°S 45.633°W / -60.700; -45.633Coordinates: 60°42′S 45°38′W / 60.700°S 45.633°W / -60.700; -45.633) is a ridge...
- Usnea strigosa, commonly known as bushy beard lichen, is a lichen in the family Parmeliaceae. U. strigosa has worldwide distribution. It is a common tree...
- Usnea articulata, commonly known as the string-of-sausage lichen, is a pale greenish-grey, densely branched lichen with a prostrate or pendant growth...
- Usnea scabrata (straw beard lichen) is a very pale grayish-yellowish green, slender, pendant, branching from the base, unequally branching, shrubby foliose...
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