Iceland lichen


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Noun1.Iceland lichen - lichen with branched flattened partly erect thallus that grows in mountainous and Arctic regionsIceland lichen - 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
lichen - any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
Cetraria, genus Cetraria - foliose lichens chiefly of northern latitudes
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Use of extracts of iceland lichen and one of its constituents, protolichesterinic acid.