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rock tripe

Canadian any of various edible lichens, esp of the genus Umbilicaria, that grow on rocks and are used in the North as a survival food
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Lichen substances from Subfossil and recent Umbilicaria cylindrica.
Similar examples are found in Psiloparmelia, Umbilicaria, and Xanthoparmelia.
Tehler Colombia Umbilicaria subcalvescens Sipman Tropical Andes (syn.
Los liquenes foliaceos constituyen un 23% del total, y de entre ellos destacan por su abundancia en especies los generos Umbilicaria (14), Physcia (10) y Collema (11).
Umbilicaria cinerascens (Arnold) Frey--7: MV & VJR (MAF-Lich 16803), Rcc.
Apart from confirming the area's enormous lichenic diversity, the results showed the presence of species not previously recorded in this area of Antarctica, such as Fuscidea asbolodes, Buellia latemarginata, and Carbonea assentiens, and even more interestingly that of other species never previously recorded in Antarctica (Sporastia testudinea, Umbilicaria africana, U.
Screening the antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of the lichens Parmelia saxatilis, Platismatia glauca, Ramalina pollinaria, and Umbilicaria nylanderiana.
Greely's crew collected unspecified amounts of green Saxifraga shoots, as well as the common black lichen Umbilicaria (rock tripe), and added these plants to the common boiling pot.
Morphological and nuclear ribosomal DNA data support distinguishing two new species of Umbilicaria (Umbilicariaceae, Ascomycota) from Europe.
Keywords: Antimicrobial activity; Antioxidant activity; Parmelia saxatilis; Platismatia glauca; Ramalina pollinaria; Ramalina polymorpha; Umbilicaria nylanderiana
Umbilicaria cinerascens (Arnold) Frey -- AV: Sancho (1985), Sancho (1988); SG: Sancho (1988).
Umbilicaria grisea y Lasallia pustulata, muestran cierta preferencia por superficies muy inclinadas hasta verticales de grandes bloques cuarciticos.