Cetraria


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Noun1.Cetraria - foliose lichens chiefly of northern latitudes
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Parmeliaceae, Parmeliaceae - a family of lichens
Cetraria islandica, Iceland lichen, Iceland moss - lichen with branched flattened partly erect thallus that grows in mountainous and Arctic regions; used as a medicine or food for humans and livestock; a source of glycerol
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As an important morphological group, cetrarioid lichens are one of the most studied lichen taxa for their phylogeny, secondary chemistry, bioactivities and uses in folk medicines, especially the lichen Cetraria islandica.
With this in mind, we have developed a novel anti-aging moisturizer: Hydractin-LMF (INCI: Propanediol, water, polypodium vulgare rhizome extract, Cetraria islandica (Iceland moss) thallus extract, Sphagnum magellanicum extract, citric acid).
Lindley Orobanchaceae: Euphrasia frigida Pugsley 5 -- Palmariaceae: Palmaria palmata (8) 3 -- Palmaria palmata (8) 5 -- Parmeliaceae: Cetraria islandica 5 -- (L.
Aslan, "Determination of antioxidant activity of lichen Cetraria islandica (L) Ach," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
nummularioides, Avenula sulcata, Bromus ramosus, Carduus carpetanus, Cetraria aculeata, Galium idubedae, Jurinea humilis, etc.
In addition, usnic acid--obtained from species belonging to several genera (such as Usnea, Cetraria, Cladonia, and Parmelia)--promises to be useful in antibiotic salves, herbicides, and deodorants.
At the same time, many species-rich genera of the temperate zone are much less apparent in the Northern Andes: for example, the widespread genera Parmelia and Hypogymnia, the predominantly northern Cetraria and Bryoria, and the southern Menegazzia and Pseudo-cyphellaria.
stellaris), and further north Cetraria cucullata, C.
Mycobiont-photobiont interactions of the lichen Cetraria aculeata in high alpine regions of East Africa and South America.
Purpose: The present study aimed to investigate the in vitro neuroprotective effects and anticancer potential of methanol extracts of two Parmeliaceae lichens: Cetraria islandica and Vulpicida canadensis.