Cetraria Islandica
Cetrarin Cet"ra*rin, n. [From Cetraria Islandica, the scientific name of Iceland moss.] (Chem.) A white substance extracted from the lichen, Iceland moss ({Cetraria Islandica}). It consists of several ingredients, among which is cetraric acid, a white, crystalline, bitter substance. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cetraria islandica — Cetrarĭa islandĭca, s. Isländisches Moos nebst Textfig …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cetraria islandica —   Liquen de Islandia …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Cetraria islandica — Isländisches Moos Isländisches Moos (Cetraria islandica) Systematik Abteilung: Schlauchpilze (Ascomycota) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cetraria islandica — ID 17138 Symbol Key CEIS60 Common Name island cetraria lichen Family Parmeliaceae Category Lichen Division Ascomycota US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit Lichenous …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cetraria islandica — noun 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 • Syn: ↑Iceland moss, ↑Iceland lichen • Hypernyms: ↑lichen • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cetraria islandica ssp. islandica — ID 17140 Symbol Key CEISI Common Name N/A Family Parmeliaceae Category Lichen Division Ascomycota US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit Lichenous …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cetraria islandica ssp. crispiformis — ID 17139 Symbol Key CEISC Common Name island cetraria lichen Family Parmeliaceae Category Lichen Division Ascomycota US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit Lichenous …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cetraria islandica ssp. orientalis — ID 17141 Symbol Key CEISO Common Name Oriental cetraria lichen Family Parmeliaceae Category Lichen Division Ascomycota US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit Lichenous …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cetraria islandica (L.) Ach. — Symbol CEIS60 Common Name island cetraria lichen Botanical Family Parmeliaceae …   Scientific plant list

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