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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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).
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.
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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.
Bioaccumulation of metals by lichens: uptake of aqueous uranium by Peltigera membranacea as a function of time and pH.
evansiana Gyelnik, the other isidiate Peltigera species found in Nebraska, which produces cylindrical isidia.
Cen ydi clustiau'r ddaear, a'r enw gwyddonol arno ydi Peltigera membranacea - 'membranous dog-lichen' yn Saesneg.
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Four polysaccharides Pc-1, Pc-2, Pc-3 and Pc-4 were isolated from water and alkali extracts of the lichen Peltigera canina using ethanol fractionation, gel filtration and preparative HP-GPC.
The orcinol derivatives tenuiorin (1) and methyl orsellinate (2) were identified as active components of an extract from the lichen Peltigera leucophlebia (Nyl.