reindeer lichen


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Related to reindeer lichen: reindeer moss, Cup lichen
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Noun1.reindeer lichen - 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 humansreindeer lichen - 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
lichen - any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
Cladonia, genus Cladonia - type genus of Cladoniaceae; lichens characterized by a crustose thallus and capitate fruiting bodies borne on simple or branched podetia
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This plant belongs to the genus Cladonia, and somewhat resembles the reindeer lichen.
Determination of usnic and perlatolic acids and identification of olivetoric acids in Northern reindeer lichen (Cladonia stellaris) extracts.
I was fortunate to enjoy the 20-dish tasting menu, which majors on Faroese cooking methods - dried, pickled, smoked - and ingredients like sea urchins, lamb's heart, langoustine, reindeer lichen and marsh marigolds.
where LEM = lichen biomass kg/ha (dry mass), LC = average reindeer lichen coverage percentage, and LH = average length of living part of reindeer lichen (mm).
Finally, the group approached reindeer and reindeer lichen country.
Concurrently, he gravimetrically measured moisture increases of reindeer lichen (Cladina rangiferina L.
Dry reindeer lichen mat is also very vulnerable to trampling during the summer season.