Family: Ramalinaceae (Bushy Lichens)
Species: R. geniculata
Binomial name: Ramalina geniculata
Synonymy: Fistulariella geniculata
Ramalina geniculata belongs to the distinctive genus Ramalina which are fructose lichens. It is a tufted lichen up to 4 cm tall. Its stems are hollow and sometimes perforated. The apothecia (fruit) grow near the tips of the stems. The aprothecia are slightly dished and the inner surface is covered with a layer that bears asci (a sac in which the sexual spores are formed).
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