What is another word for Family Usneaceae?

2 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli ˈʌsniːsˌiː], [ fˈamɪli ˈʌsniːsˌiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i_ ˈʌ_s_n_iː_s_ˌiː]

The term "Family Usneaceae" refers to a group of lichen species. These lichens are unique in that they consist of a symbiotic relationship between algae and fungi. While not a well-known term, there are a few synonyms that can be used to refer to this family of lichens. One common synonym is the "Old Man's Beard" family since the lichen often has a hair-like appearance. Another synonym for the Family Usneaceae is the "beard lichen" family. This refers to the beard-like appearance of the lichen. Overall, these synonyms help provide an alternative way of referring to this group of lichens, which can make it easier to understand and study.

Related words: Usnea family, Usneaceae family, lichen family, fungus family, plants family

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    Family Usneaceae

    The Usneaceae are a family of flowering plants that have an antisymmetric trifoliate leaf arrangement. They are found in the southwestern and central United States, in the southwestern and eastern mountain ranges, and in the southeastern and eastern parts of South America.

    The species in this family are small shrubs or small treelets, the majority of which are prostrate or ascending but a few species are erect. The leaves are opposite, serrated, and have small teeth along their margins. The flowers are small, white, and grouped together in cymes.

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