Cetraria


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The extracts had a high total phenolic content, and the main constituents identified by HPLC were fumarprotocetraric acid in Cetraria islandica, and usnic, pinastric and vulpinic acids in Vulpicida canadensis.
rangiferina, Rhizocarpon geographicum, Cladonia sulphurina, Cladina stellaris, Cetraria nivalis, Alectoria ochroleuca Mosses Sphagnum riparium, S.
For example, reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) normally feed almost exclusively on lichens (Cladonia, Cetraria, etc.) in winter.
Only the five most abundant species in each habitat are shown Prairie Forest Shoots Stipa comata 74.6 0 Bouteloua gracilis 5.4 0 Cetraria sp.
Mycobiont-photobiont interactions of the lichen Cetraria aculeata in high alpine regions of East Africa and South America.
Iceland moss, Cetraria islandica has been used traditionally to treat chest conditions and for relief of stomach ulcers (Ingolfsdottir et al.
Terricolous lichens (Cladina spp., Cetraria spp.) and shrubs (Betula nana, Empetrum nigrum, Ledum palustre, Vaccinium uliginosum, and V.
Other lichens, such as the genera Cetraria and Stereocaulon), are less edible but they are also eaten by reindeer.
Citada previamente por Gomez-Bolea & Hladun (1981) y Gomez-Bolea (1985) como Cetraria pinastri.
Bryophytes, primarily mosses (Calliergon, Drepanocladus, Polytrichum, Sphagnum) and lichens (Thamnolia, Dactylina, Cetraria, Cladonia), are also abundant (Webber, 1978).
Foliose types are also common, such as Parmelia, Physcia, Cetraria, and Xanthoria.