lecanora


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lecanora

(ˌlɛkəˈnɔːrə)
n
any of various crustaceous lichens of the genus Lecanora, some of which are eaten and some of which are used in dyeing
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Noun1.lecanora - any lichen of the genus Lecanoralecanora - any lichen of the genus Lecanora; some used in dyeing; some used for food
lichen - any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
genus Lecanora - type genus of Lecanoraceae; crustaceous lichens
manna lichen - any of several Old World partially crustaceous or shrubby lecanoras that roll up and are blown about over African and Arabian deserts and used as food by people and animals
archil, orchil - any of various lecanoras that yield the dye archil
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Hamada, Dibenzofurans from the Cultured Lichen Mycobionts of Lecanora cinereocarnea, Phytochemistry, 58, 1129 (2001).
During the same period, Lecanora conizaeoides declined by more than 60 percent.
in press), four species were collected for the first time in the province: Abrolhallus caerulescens, Bacidia kekesiana, Cheiromycina Jlabelliformis, and Lecanora minutella.
Other species against, are in the two areas, such as Lecanora sienae, Lecanora Chlarotera, Caloplaca pyracea, Caloplaca cerina, Dirina ceratoniae, Diploicia canescens et Lecanactis patellarioides.
This compound was first isolated from the lichen Lecanora hybocarpa, and it showed potent cytotoxicity against murine P815 mastocytoma cell line with [IC.
Para el bosque perturbado, destacan tambien los generos y biotipos Dichosporidium, Lecanora y Teloschistes, que comunmente se encuentran en bosques secundarios o vegetacion abierta.
DIFFERENTIAL SPECIES AGAINST THE OTHER ORDERS ON STRONGLY ACIDIC ROCKS ARE NEUTROPHYTES OR CALCIPHYTES: Candelariella aurella, Lecania erysibe, Lecanora dispersa, Phaeophyscia orbicularis, Placynthium nigrum.
2007); these were predominantly foliose species with narrow lobes (Physcia and Dirinaria) and the crustose Lecanora (a lichen with relatively lower contact air surface).
One of these is the lichen Lecanora sublivescens which can be found on the sunlit tree trunks at Gregynog.
The lichen Lecanora sublivescens is scarce on a world scale - and is only known to be here and in Southern Sweden.
viridescens), Saudi Arabia (Abuzinada & Hawksworth 1974, as Lecanora contorta), Abuzinada et al.