Definition of Genus pertusaria

1. Noun. Crustose lichens that are a source of the dye archil and of litmus.

Exact synonyms: Pertusaria
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Pertusariaceae, Pertusariaceae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pertusaria

genus Perilla
genus Periophthalmus
genus Peripatopsis
genus Peripatus
genus Periplaneta
genus Periploca
genus Perisoreus
genus Peristedion
genus Pernis
genus Perodicticus
genus Perognathus
genus Peromyscus
genus Peronospora
genus Persea
genus Persoonia
genus Pertusaria
genus Petasites
genus Petaurista
genus Petaurus
genus Petrocoptis
genus Petrogale
genus Petromyzon
genus Petroselinum
genus Petteria
genus Petunia
genus Peziza
genus Pezophaps
genus Phacelia
genus Phacochoerus
genus Phaethon

Literary usage of Genus pertusaria

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1870)
"IN preparing my ' Lichen-Flora of Great Britain ' I have had occasion to devote a good deal of attention to the genus Pertusaria, and have discovered that ..."

2. The Journal of Microscopy and Natural Science: The Journal of the Postal by Allen, Postal Microscopical Society (1884)
"... disc of the apothecium, which, in the genus Pertusaria, is thus rendered abortive by being converted into little heaps or clusters of powdery bodies, ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1904)
"Orcin—Occurrence in the Free State in Certain Genera.—Up to the present it has been considered that free orcin occurs only in the genus Pertusaria, ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1904)
"Orcin—Occurrence in the Free State in Certain Genera.—Up to the present it has been considered that free orcin occurs only in the genus Pertusaria, ..."

5. The Journal of the Postal Microscopical Society by Postal Microscopical Society (1882)
"The genus Pertusaria, common on trees about us, is in reality one of the most abundantly fertile of our British genera, and has spores of enormous ..."

6. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants [&c.] by James Sowerby, Charles Johnson, James Edward Smith (1843)
"... and are of a circular outline when perfect, but often deformed by mutual pressure. A very doubtful member of the genus. PERTUSARIA CRASSA. ..."

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