Any of various widely distributed lichens of the genus Usnea, characterized by a pendulous, usually branched thallus, often growing on trees.
- genus Usnea
Other Word Forms of Usnea
Origin of Usnea
From Arabic ’ušna moss Persian ušna
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Arabic أشْنَة ('úshna, “moss").
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