• Definition for "pertusaria"
    • A genus of gymnocarpous lichens, typical associated with…
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pertusaria definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of gymnocarpous lichens, typical associated with the subfamily Pertusariei, having a uniform crustaceous thallus and globular difform apothecia.
    • crustose lichens being a source regarding the dye archil as well as litmus
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