Definition of Parmelia
1. Noun. Type genus of the Parmeliaceae; a large genus of chiefly alpine foliaceous lichens.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Parmeliaceae, Parmeliaceae
Member holonyms: Crotal, Crottal, Crottle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parmelia
Literary usage of Parmelia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1896)
"Notes on some North American species of parmelia. HENRY WILLEY. The large lichen genus parmelia presents many difficulties from the variability of its forms ..."
2. Vital Records of Chester, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by Chester (Mass.) (1911)
"Eliakim and parmelia, Mar. 23, 1795. Charles Wright, s. ... Eliakim and parmelia, Dec. 16, 1793. Eliakim, s. Eliakim and parmelia, Dec. 23, 1796. ..."
3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"parmelia, Ach.) Contain large quantities of oxalate of calcium (Braconnot, Ioc. cit. ... parmelia saxatilis. Ach. Contains a small quantity of carbohydrate ..."
4. Dublin Quarterly Journal of Science by Samuel Haughton (1865)
"parmelia laevigata (Ach.). Glengariff. TJ *No. 322.—parmelia Mougeotii ... parmelia olivacea (Ach.) Rocks south of Woburn, Co. Down. TJ Variety. No. 150. ..."
5. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Throughout the Atlantic States to Си Europe. parmelia ... Texas to South Carolina, and the Nor States to Canada. Europe. parmelia ..."