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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of simple crustaceous gymnocarpous lichens having disciform scattered or gregarious apothecia and hyaline, spindle-shaped, 2- to 16-celled spores. About 50 species are known. They occur on rocks and tree-trunks.

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