Australian New Crops Info 2014
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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Umbilicaria torrefacta

 

 

This species name was not found in The Plant List

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Navel Lichen

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Umbilicaria torrefacta: 15]

 

 

Popularity of Umbilicaria torrefacta over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Umbilicaria torrefacta (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Umbilicaria torrefacta as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 65]

 

antagonist–mutualist continuum (2), endophyte (2), Epichloë festucae (2), Festuca rubra (2), grass (2), herbivory (2), Lichens (2), nutrient stress (2), Sweden (2), symbiosis (2), water stress (2), Acarosporetum sinopicae (1), Alberta (1), axenic cultures (1), Canonical Correspondence Analysis (1), carotenoids (1), Cation adsorption (1), chorology (1), corología (1), Crum (1983) for bryophytes (1), CryptogamS (1), ecología (1), ecology (1), Egan (1987) for lichens (1), Environmental change (1), Environmental factor (1), España (1), Floristic change (1), Greenland (1), Heavy metal tolerance (1), hongos liquenícolas (1), isolation success (1), Jasper National Park (1), Lecanoretum epanorae (1), Lichen substances (1), Lichenes (1), Lichen-forming fungi (1), lichenicolous fungi (1), lichenicolus fungi (1), líquenes (1), mass spectrometry. (1), MS/MS and mixture analysis (1), Multivariate analysis (1), negative fast atom bombardment ionization (1), Non-randomness (1), River regulation (1), screening (1), Spain (1), Spatial distribution (1), Spatial heterogeneity (1), Spatial segregation hypothesis (1), Species association (1), thermally labile lichen compounds (1), Waterfall (1)

 

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Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

dye (99.46), medicinal (0.06), timber (0.06), fruit (0.05), poison (0.05), weed (0.03), ornamental (0.03), starch (0.02), cereal (0.01), nutraceutical (0.01)…..

 

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References (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Umbilicaria torrefacta: 15; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Saona NM, Albrectsen BR, Ericson L and Bazely DR (2010) Environmental stresses mediate endophyte–grass interactions in a boreal archipelago. Journal of Ecology 98, 470-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2009.01613.x

 

Saona NM, Albrectsen BR, Ericson L and Bazely DR (2010) Environmental stresses mediate endophyte–grass interactions in a boreal archipelago. Journal of Ecology 98, 470-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2009.01613.x

 

Hauck M, Huneck S, Elix JA and Paul A (2007) Does secondary chemistry enable lichens to grow on iron-rich substrates? Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 202, 471-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253007000631

 

Bechtel R, Rivard B and Sánchez-Azofeifa A (2002) Spectral properties of foliose and crustose lichens based on laboratory experiments. Remote Sensing of Environment 82, 389-96. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003442570200055X

 

Clark BM, St. Clair LL, Mangelson NF, Rees LB, Grant PG and Bench GS (2001) Characterization of mycobiont adaptations in the foliose lichen Xanthoparmelia chlorochroa (Parmeliaceae). Am. J. Botany 88, 1742-9. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/88/10/1742

 

Terrón Alfonso A, Álvarez Andrés J and Martínez Piñeiro J (2000) Líquenes saxícolas, terrícolas y muscícolas de la Sierra de Ancares (León-Lugo, NW España). Cryptogamie Mycologie 21, 119-29. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0181158400001111

 

Dale MRT and John EA (1999) Neighbour diversity in lichen-dominated communities. Journal of Vegetation Science 10, 571-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3237191

 

Crittenden PD, David JC, Hawksworth DL and Campbell FS (1995) Attempted isolation and success in the culturing of a broad spectrum of lichen-forming and lichenicolous fungi. New Phytologist 130, 267-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1995.tb03048.x

 

Odland A, Birks HH, Botnen A, Tønsberg T and Vevle O (1991) Vegetation change in the spray zone of a waterfall following river regulation in aurland, Western Norway. Regulated Rivers: Research & Management 6, 147-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rrr.3450060302

 

Holzmann G and Leuckert C (1990) Applications of negative fast atom bombardment and MS/MS to screening of lichen compounds. Phytochemistry 29, 2277-83. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0031942290830523

 

John E and Dale MRT (1990) Environmental correlates of species distributions in a saxicolous lichen community. Journal of Vegetation Science 1, 385-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3235715

 

John EA (1990) Fine scale patterning of species distributions in a saxicolous lichen community at Jonas Rockslide, Canadian Rocky Mountains. Ecography 13, 187-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0587.1990.tb00607.x

 

Czeczuga B and Alstrupt V (1987) The carotenoid content of lichens from Greenland. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 15, 297-301. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0305197887900020

 

Grierson S, Duff DG and Sinclair RS (1985) The Colour and Fastness of Natural Dyes of the Scottish Highlands. Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists 101, 220-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1478-4408.1985.tb01026.x

 

Marstaller R (1982) Die Moosgesellschaften der Ordnung Rhacomitrietalia heterostichi Philippi 1956. 8. Beitrag zur Moosvegetation Thüringens. Feddes Repertorium 93, 443-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.19820930606

 

 


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