Peltigera


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Peltigera

 

a genus of lichens of the family Peltigeraceae. The leafy, usually large-lobed thallus is gray, grayish green, or grayish brown above and lighter below, with pinkish or brownish veins. Of the approximately 70 of species Peltigera, 18 are found in the forests, tundra, and meadows of the USSR. The lichens grow on moss-covered roots, rotting wood, soil, and rocks.

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Cen ydi clustiau'r ddaear, a'r enw gwyddonol arno ydi Peltigera membranacea - 'membranous dog-lichen' yn Saesneg.
varions 13 Phlox hoodii 4 Plantago canescens 6 Polemonium pulcherrimum 2 Potentilla nivea 6 Rosa acicularis 3 Saxifraga reflexa 3 Saxifraga tricuspidata 2 Solidago simplex 11 Stellaria longipes 1 Townsendia hookeri 1 Anticlea elegans 1 Cladonia amaurocraea 1 Flavocetraria nivalis 1 Peltigera rufescens 2 Psora decipiens 1 Xanthoparmelia wyomingica 2 Unidentified mosses 5
Segun Martinez (1999), la forma de crecimiento foliacea pertenece al genero Peltigera, cuyas especies estan asociadas con cianobacterias como fotobiontes, y muchas de sus especies son consideradas indicadoras de madurez forestal.
Unusual 18-bromo-9-hydroxy-12,13-trans-epoxy-(10E,15Z)-octadeca-10,15-diene-17-ynoic acid methyl ester (46) was isolated from N-fixing lichen Leptogium saturninum and Peltigera canina (Rezanka and Dembitsky 1999).
Talo con tomento homogeneo en la cara Peltigera ventral, con venas y generalmente terrestre 11.
Previously known by its scientific name peltigera venosa, the lichen is now known as the pixie gowns lichen.
Previously only known by its scientific name peltigera venosa, the lichen is now known as the pixie gowns lichen.
The greenery belongs to a Peltigera, a lichen that has already won the team some cover space on scientific journals.
2005 Assessing host specialization in symbiotic cyanobacteria associated with four closely related species of the lichen fungus Peltigera.
Response of the lichens Peltigera apthosa and cetrana nivalis and the alga Nostoc commune to sulfuldioxide, natural gas, and crude oil in Arctic Alaska.