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UMBILICARIACEAE (G)
Lichen()
umbilicus. = the navel; the middle, centre; a small circle; -aris, = belonging or pertaining to.
(ld, BL)
URTICACEAE (La)
Nettle Family(Le)
uro, = to burn, i.e. to scorch, parch, dry up; tosting or pain acutely; urtica, = a nettle, stinging-nettle.
(ld)
USNEACEAE (La)
(Lichen) Oak Moss(Ox)
usnea, = a moss. A genus of gymnocarpous lichens. (Usnate, is a salt produced by a combination of usnic acid with a base. - Usnic acid is a carbusnic acid.)
(Ox)