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Noun1.Cladonia - type genus of CladoniaceaeCladonia - type genus of Cladoniaceae; lichens characterized by a crustose thallus and capitate fruiting bodies borne on simple or branched podetia
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Cladoniaceae, family Cladoniaceae - a family of lichens
arctic moss, Cladonia rangiferina, reindeer lichen, reindeer moss - an erect greyish branching lichen of Arctic and even some north temperate regions constituting the chief food for reindeer and caribou and sometimes being eaten by humans
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This plant belongs to the genus Cladonia, and somewhat resembles the reindeer lichen.
Additions to the knowledge of the genus Cladonia (Cladoniaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) in the alpine belt of the Pyrenees in Andorra.
This variation is attributed to factors having negative effects on seed germination, seedling establishment, growth, and survival: missing or insufficient microsite facilitation; uprooting by frost-heave; competition for light, nutrients, and moisture with the dwarf-shrub vegetation; or allelopathic effects of the associated dwarf shrubs (Empetrum hermaphroditum) and lichens (in particular, Cladonia stellaris, Cladonia arbuscula, and Cladonia rangiferina; Nilsson et al.
An investigation of the allergenic constituents of Cladonia stellaris (Opiz) Pous & Vezda ('silver moss', 'reindeer moss' or 'reindeer lichen').
En La Herrera, liquenes con amplia distribucion y abundancia, tales como Xanthoparmelia taractica, Rimelia reticulata, Flavoparmelia caperata y Flavopunctelia faventior, de talo folioso, o Cladia aggregata, Cladina arcuata, Cladonia andesita y Usnea bogotensis, de talo fruticoso o ramificado, tienen talos lustrosos que varian desde el negro o gris hasta el verde, y responden perfectamente a los esquemas analizados por Galum.
Cladonia novochlorophaea (Sipman) Brodo & Ahti--1: tocon y base de tronco de Pinus uncinata (930121, 930136, 930140).
The area belongs to the northern boreal forest zone, and the landscape is characterized by dry pine (Pinus sylvestris) forests of different ages, where the ground layer is dominated by lichens (Cladina and Cladonia sp.
The antimicrobial activity of extracts of the lichen Cladonia foliacea and its (G)-usnic acid, atranorin, and fumarprotocetraric acid constituents.
Los generos mejor representados son Lecanora (30), Cladonia (28), Caloplaca (15), Umbilicaria (14) y Pertusaria (14).
In this region, the only area that could be used for grazing during the winter was the pine forest, where the reindeer searched for ground lichens (mainly Cladonia spp.
Parmeliaceae), (+)-usnic acid (3), a dibenzofuran from Cladonia arbuscula (Wallr.