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oakmoss

(ˈəʊkˌmɒs)
n
(Plants) a type of lichen, or the essence produced from it, that is commonly found growing on oak trees and from which can be produced an essence that is used in the manufacture of perfumes

oak•moss

(ˈoʊkˌmɔs, -ˌmɒs)

n.
a lichen, Evernia pranastri, growing on oak and other trees, yielding a resin used in the manufacture of perfumes.
[1920–25]
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2] exchange, chlorophylla fluorescence emission and antioxidant enzymes in the lichens Evernia prunastri and Ramalina farinacea.
The aim of this work was to assess air quality by 1) determining the concentration of heavy metals in the thalli of Evernia prunastri, and 2) measuring the correlation between the IAP and heavy metal concentrations.
Evernia prunastri has been considered as a good bio-accumulator of metals (CERCASOV & al.
Standard methods have also been refined in the last decade for better determining the accumulation of various heavy metals on lichens, as in Evernia prunastri (Nimis et al.
and minor quantities of Evernia prunastri, Ramalina farinacea, and Ramalina leptocarpa.
Ramalina menziesii was the dominant lichen in the canopy, contributing 78% of the total lichen biomass or 2964 [+ or -] 615 g/tree; Usnea contributed 20% ([mean] = 767 [+ or -] 143 g/tree) and Evernia prunastri 2% ([mean] = 57 [+ or -] 11 g/tree).
For most of the species, except Evernia prunastri and Platismatia glauca, the cumulative n-hexane and diethyl ether extracts did not reach a quarter of the global extraction yields and the highest quantity of compounds was extracted with methanol.
De un total de 50 especies, se aprecia un dominio en frecuencia y cobertura sobre todo de Parmelia sulcata y de Evernia prunastri, especies propias de lugares con baja contaminacion atmosferica.
Effects of SO2 fumigations on photosynthetic CO2 gas exchange, chlorophyll a fluorescence emission and antioxidant enzymes in the lichens Evernia prunastri (L.
Synchronic production of fungal lectin, phycobiont lectin receptor and algal division in Evernia prunastri.
Nitrogen uptake in relation to excess supply and its effects on the lichens Evernia prunastri (L.
Action of filipin on phytochrome-modulated d-usnic acid: NAD+(H) oxido-reductase activity in the lichen Evernia prunastri.