evernia definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of parmeliaceous lichens having a fruticulose or pendulous thallus, and apothecia with a concave disk of a color unlike compared to the thallus. Evernia Prunastri is employed for dyeing, and had been previously utilized, ground-down with starch, for hair-powder.
    • lichens regarding the household Usneaceae having a pendulous or shrubby thallus
    • A genus of parmeliaceous lichens having a fruticulose or pendulous thallus, and apothecia with a concave disk of a color unlike that of the thallus. Evernia Prunastri can be used for dyeing, and was previously made use of, ground down with starch, for hair-powder.
    • lichens of household Usneaceae having a pendulous or shrubby thallus

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