Definition of Lichenales
1. Noun. Category used especially in former classifications for organisms now constituting the division Lichenes.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Order
Group relationships: Division Lichenes, Lichenes
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lichenales
Literary usage of Lichenales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of British Guiana: Comprising a General Description of the by Henry G. Dalton (1855)
"lichenales, or Lichens. Numerous species belonging to the several ... The lichenales, or Lichens, are commonly seen on the surface of rocks, trees, ..."
2. Elements of Physiophilosophy by Lorenz Oken (1847)
"... only membranous expansions, upon which seeds are secreted, which being usually of a beautiful colour, thus assume the appearance of corolla-—lichenales. ..."