Definition of Lichenes
1. Noun. Comprising the lichens which grow symbiotically with algae; sometimes treated as an independent group more or less coordinate with algae and fungi.
Generic synonyms: Division
Member holonyms: Lichenales, Order Lichenales, Lichen, Lechanorales, Order Lechanorales, Family Lecanoraceae, Lecanoraceae, Family Roccellaceae, Roccellaceae, Family Pertusariaceae, Pertusariaceae, Family Usneaceae, Usneaceae, Cladoniaceae, Family Cladoniaceae, Family Parmeliaceae, Parmeliaceae
Group relationships: Fungi, Fungus Kingdom, Kingdom Fungi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lichenes
Literary usage of Lichenes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Boston Journal of Natural History by Boston Society of Natural History (1839)
"lichenes of New England. ART. X.—AN ENUMERATION OF SOME lichenes OF NEW ENGLAND, WITH REMARKS. By EDWARD TOCKER- •AII, JR. Dane Coll., Cambridge. (Read Dec. ..."
2. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1837)
"... Musci, Hepaticas, lichenes, and Algae of Ireland, arranged according to the Natural System, with a Synopsis of the Genera according to the ..."
3. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1887)
"Lichens, Latin lichenes, are to be studied in the works of the late Professor Tuckerman, but a popular exposition is greatly needed. ..."
4. A Synopsis of the North American Lichens by Edward Tuckerman (1888)
"Price 25 cents. LICHENS OF CALIFORNIA, &c. Price 25 cents. LICHENS OF WILKES EXPL. Exr., with plates. Price $2.00. lichenes AM. SEPT. ..."