Australian New Crops Info 2016
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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Usnea filipendula

 

 

This species name was not found in The Plant List

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Beard Lichen

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Usnea filipendula: 53]

 

 

Popularity of Usnea filipendula over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Usnea filipendula (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 Usnea filipendula 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: 257]

 

Lichens (16), Lichen (8), Air pollution (6), boreal forest (6), Indicator species (6), bryophytes (3), Cladonia (3), Hypogymnia physodes (3), Polyketides (3), Secondary metabolites (3), usnea filipendula (3), vascular plants (3), Air pollution indicators (2), Alkaline dust (2), Asterochloris (2), Bark acidity (2), chemical constituents of plants (2), Conservation (2), Diversity (2), Dry deposition (2), Exotic <ARROW plants (2), Fire cycle (2), Forest canopies (2), forest conservation (2), Forest history (2), genetic variation (2), ITS rDNA (2), lichenized fungi (2), Mediterranean-type ecosystems (2), N flushes (2), Phosphorus (2), Photobionts (2), Pine (2), Polyketide synthases (2), Populus tremula (2), pseudevernia furfuracea (2), Ramalina (2), Seasonality (2), Spruce (2), Sulphur dioxide (2), Sweden (2), Trebouxia (2), Tree age (2), Abscisic acid (1), Acidic precipitation (1), Air quality (1), Alectoria sarmentosa (1), altitude (1), anions (1), antifeedants (1), Arsenic (1), Austria (1), Baker shade tolerance table (1), Bioclimatic modelling (1), biodiversity (1), Bio-indicator (1), Biological activity (1), Biological monitoring (1), bryoria (1), Canopy gradient (1), Chlorophyll fluorescence (1), Chronosequence (1), cladonia convoluta (1), Cladonia stellaris (1), Climate change (1), coarse woody debris (1), copper (1), Cross-species amplification (1), Cultured mycobiont (1), Cyanolichens (1), cysteine (DOWN>1), Dibenzofurans (1), Dispersal strategies (1), DNA barcoding (1), Ellenberg L index (1), Environmental impact assessment (1), Epiphytic lichens (1), epixylic (1), Extinction debt (1), Flora (1), foliicolous lichens (1), Forest health monitoring' (1), Forest management (1), Fumarprotocetraric acid (1), Fungi (1), gamma-glutamylcysteine (1), Germany (1), glutathione (1), growth (1), habitat continuity (1), Habitat diversity (1), haplotype networks (1), heavy metals (1), insect pests (1), internal transcribed spacer (1)…..

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

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]

 

timber (34.33), shade (20.75), starch (9.99), bioindicator (3.87), fruit (3.36), genetics (3.27), green manure (2.72), weed (2.54), medicinal (2.52), smoking (1.42)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Boddy L (2016) Chapter 11 - Fungi, Ecosystems, and Global Change. In The Fungi (Third Edition). (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 361-400. (Academic Press: Boston). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123820341000116

Pinho P, Correia O, Lecoq M, Munzi S, Vasconcelos S, Gonçalves P, Rebelo R, Antunes C, Silva P, Freitas C, Lopes N, Santos-Reis M and Branquinho C (2016) Evaluating green infrastructure in urban environments using a multi-taxa and functional diversity approach. Environmental Research 147, 601-610. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935115301894

Zarabska-Bożejewicz D, Studzińska-Sroka E and FaŁtynowicz W (2015) Transplantation of lichen thalli: a case study on Cetraria islandica for conservation and pharmaceutical purposes. Fungal Ecology 16, 34-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1754504815000276

Ari F, Aztopal N, Oran S, Bozdemir S, Celikler S, Ozturk S and Ulukaya E (2014) Parmelia sulcata Taylor and Usnea filipendula Stirt induce apoptosis-like cell death and DNA damage in cancer cells. Cell Proliferation 47, 457-464. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cpr.12123

Munzi S, Correia O, Silva P, Lopes N, Freitas C, Branquinho C and Pinho P (2014) Lichens as ecological indicators in urban areas: beyond the effects of pollutants. Journal of Applied Ecology 51, 1750-1757. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12304

Sarimahmut M, Celikler S, Ari F, Oran S, Aztopal N, Ozturk S and Ulukaya E (2014) 255: Apoptosis-inducing effect of Usnea filipendula Stirt. in breast cancer cells in vitro. European Journal of Cancer 50, Supplement 5, S60. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959804914502250

Ceker S, Orhan F, Kizil HE, Alpsoy L, Gulluce M, Aslan A and Agar G (2013) Genotoxic and antigenotoxic potentials of two Usnea species. Toxicology and Industrial Health, 0748233713485889. http://tih.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/0748233713485889v1

Dołęgowska S and Migaszewski ZM (2013) Anomalous concentrations of rare earth elements in the moss–soil system from south-central Poland. Environmental Pollution 178, 33-40. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749113001000

McMullin RT, Thompson ID and Newmaster SG (2013) Lichen Conservation in Heavily Managed Boreal Forests. Conservation Biology 27, 1020-1030. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12094

Stocker-Wörgötter E, Cordeiro LMC and Iacomini M (2013) Chapter 10 - Accumulation of Potential Pharmaceutically Relevant Lichen Metabolites in Lichens and Cultured Lichen Symbionts. In Studies in Natural Products Chemistry. (Ed.^(Eds Atta ur R) pp. 337-380. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444626158000102

Whittet R and Ellis CJ (2013) Critical tests for lichen indicators of woodland ecological continuity. Biological Conservation 168, 19-23. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320713003285

Johansson O, Palmqvist K and Olofsson J (2012) Nitrogen deposition drives lichen community changes through differential species responses. Global Change Biology 18, 2626-2635. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02723.x

Schoch CL, Seifert KA, Huhndorf S, Robert V, Spouge JL, Levesque CA, Chen W, Fungal Barcoding Consortium and Fungal Barcoding Consortium Author List (2012) Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi. PNAS 109, 6241-6246. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/109/16/6241

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Usnea filipendula: 53; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Ceker S, Orhan F, Kizil HE, Alpsoy L, Gulluce M, Aslan A and Agar G (2013) Genotoxic and antigenotoxic potentials of two Usnea species. Toxicology and Industrial Health, 0748233713485889. http://tih.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/0748233713485889v1

Johansson O, Palmqvist K and Olofsson J (2012) Nitrogen deposition drives lichen community changes through differential species responses. Global Change Biology 18, 2626-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02723.x

Schoch CL, Seifert KA, Huhndorf S, Robert V, Spouge JL, Levesque CA, Chen W, Fungal Barcoding Consortium and Fungal Barcoding Consortium Author List (2012) Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi. PNAS 109, 6241-6. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/109/16/6241

Hautala H, Laaka-Lindberg S and Vanha-Majamaa I (2011) Effects of Retention Felling on Epixylic Species in Boreal Spruce Forests in Southern Finland. Restoration Ecology 19, 418-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2009.00545.x

Kelly LJ, Hollingsworth PM, Coppins BJ, Ellis CJ, Harrold P, Tosh J and Yahr R (2011) DNA barcoding of lichenized fungi demonstrates high identification success in a floristic context. New Phytologist 191, 288-300. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03677.x

Marmor L, Tőrra T, Saag L and Randlane T (2011) Effects of forest continuity and tree age on epiphytic lichen biota in coniferous forests in Estonia. Ecological Indicators 11, 1270-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X11000264

Ochoa-Hueso R, Allen EB, Branquinho C, Cruz C, Dias T, Fenn ME, Manrique E, Pérez-Corona ME, Sheppard LJ and Stock WD (2011) Nitrogen deposition effects on Mediterranean-type ecosystems: An ecological assessment. Environmental Pollution 159, 2265-79. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749110005853

Marmor L, Tőrra T and Randlane T (2010) The vertical gradient of bark pH and epiphytic macrolichen biota in relation to alkaline air pollution. Ecological Indicators 10, 1137-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X10000555

Baloch E and Grube M (2009) Pronounced genetic diversity in tropical epiphyllous lichen fungi. Molecular Ecology 18, 2185-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04183.x

Ellis CJ and Coppins BJ (2009) Quantifying the role of multiple landscape-scale drivers controlling epiphyte composition and richness in a conservation priority habitat (juniper scrub). Biological Conservation 142, 1291-301. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320709000469

Gagunashvili AN, DavÍĂ°sson SP, JÓnsson ZaO and AndrÉsson ĂlS (2009) Cloning and heterologous transcription of a polyketide synthase gene from the lichen Solorina crocea. Mycological Research 113, 354-63. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756208002669

Gagunashvili AN, Davíđsson SP, Jónsson ZO and Andrésson ÓS (2009) Cloning and heterologous transcription of a polyketide synthase gene from the lichen Solorina crocea. Mycological Research 113, 354-63. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756208002669

Hauck M and Jürgens S-R (2008) Usnic acid controls the acidity tolerance of lichens. Environmental Pollution 156, 115-22. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749107006185

Markus H (2008) Susceptibility to acidic precipitation contributes to the decline of the terricolous lichens Cetraria aculeata and Cetraria islandica in central Europe. Environmental Pollution 152, 731-5. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749107003247

Muggia L, Schmitt I and Grube M (2008) Purifying selection is a prevailing motif in the evolution of ketoacyl synthase domains of polyketide synthases from lichenized fungi. Mycological Research 112, 277-88. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756207002043

Nilsson C, Engelmark O, Cory J, Forsslund A and Carlborg E (2008) Differences in litter cover and understorey flora between stands of introduced lodgepole pine and native Scots pine in Sweden. Forest Ecology and Management 255, 1900-5. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112707009395

Poličnik H, Simončič P and Batič F (2008) Monitoring air quality with lichens: A comparison between mapping in forest sites and in open areas. Environmental Pollution 151, 395-400. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749107002771

Werth S and Sork VL (2008) Local genetic structure in a North American epiphytic lichen, Ramalina menziesii (Ramalinaceae). Am. J. Botany 95, 568-76. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/95/5/568

Geiser LH and Neitlich PN (2007) Air pollution and climate gradients in western Oregon and Washington indicated by epiphytic macrolichens. Environmental Pollution 145, 203-18. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749106002120

Humbert L, Gagnon D, Kneeshaw D and Messier C (2007) A shade tolerance index for common understory species of northeastern North America. Ecological Indicators 7, 195-207. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X05001196

Schiefelbein U and Litterski B (2007) Bibliographie der Flechten und lichenicolen Pilze Mecklenburg-Vorpommerns von 1996 bis 2006. Feddes Repertorium 118, 129-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.200711132

Coppins B and Coppins A (2006) The lichens of the Scottish native pinewoods. Forestry 79, 249-59. http://forestry.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/79/3/249

Coppins BJ and Coppins AM (2006) The lichens of the Scottish native pinewoods. Forestry 79, 249-59. http://forestry.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/79/3/249

Walker TR, Crittenden PD, Young SD and Prystina T (2006) An assessment of pollution impacts due to the oil and gas industries in the Pechora basin, north-eastern European Russia. Ecological Indicators 6, 369-87. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X05000373

Bennett JP and Benson S (2005) Elemental content of lichens of the Point Reyes Peninsula, northern California. Science of The Total Environment 343, 199-206. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969704007089

Cordeiro LMC, Reis RA, Cruz LM, Stocker-Wörgötter E, Grube M and Iacomini M (2005) Molecular studies of photobionts of selected lichens from the coastal vegetation of Brazil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 54, 381-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.femsec.2005.05.003

Cordeiro LMC, Reis RA, Cruz LM, Stocker-Wörgötter E, MartinGrube and Iacomini M (2005) Molecular studies of photobionts of selected lichens from the coastal vegetation of Brazil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 54, 381-90. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168649605001340

Martin G (2005) Nucleic Acid Isolation from Ecological Samples—Fungal Associations, Lichens. In ‘Methods in Enzymology’. (Ed.^(Eds Elizabeth AZ and Eric HR) pp. 48-57. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0076687905950040

Sćtersdal M, Gjerde I and Blom HH (2005) Indicator species and the problem of spatial inconsistency in nestedness patterns. Biological Conservation 122, 305-16. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320704003490

Sipman HJM, Leuckert C, Otte V, Knoph JG and Rux KD (2004) Die Flechten in Willdenows ‘Florae Berolinensis Prodromus’ und ihr Vorkommen im heutigen Berlin. Feddes Repertorium 115, 121-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.200311031

Walser J-C, Sperisen C, Soliva M and Scheidegger C (2003) Fungus-specific microsatellite primers of lichens: application for the assessment of genetic variation on different spatial scales in Lobaria pulmonaria. Fungal Genetics and Biology 40, 72-82. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S108718450300080X

Murtagh GJ, Dyer PS, Furneaux PA and Crittenden PD (2002) Molecular and physiological diversity in the bipolar lichen-forming fungus Xanthoria elegans. Mycological Research 106, 1277-86. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S095375620861103X

Printzen C and Ekman S (2002) Genetic variability and its geographical distribution in the widely disjunct Cavernularia hultenii. The Lichenologist 34, 101-11. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024282902903816

Conti ME and Cecchetti G (2001) Biological monitoring: lichens as bioindicators of air pollution assessment — a review. Environmental Pollution 114, 471-92. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749100002244

Dyer PS and Murtagh GJ (2001) Variation in the ribosomal ITS-sequence of the lichens Buellia frigida and Xanthoria elegans from the Vestfold Hills, eastern Antarctica. The Lichenologist 33, 151-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024282900903062

Otte V (2001) Flechten und Moose im Gebiet des Bolschoi Tchatsch (NW-Kaukasus) — eine erste Übersicht, ergänzt durch einige von D. Benkert bestimmte Pezizales. Feddes Repertorium 112, 565-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.4921120712

Grube M and Kroken S (2000) Molecular approaches and the concept of species and species complexes in lichenized fungi. Mycological Research 104, 1284-94. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756208614811

Hedenĺs H and Ericson L (2000) Epiphytic macrolichens as conservation indicators: successional sequence in Populus tremula stands. Biological Conservation 93, 43-53. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320799001135

Uliczka H and Angelstam P (2000) Assessing conservation values of forest stands based on specialised lichens and birds. Biological Conservation 95, 343-51. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320700000227

Zoller S, Frey B and Scheidegger C (2000) Juvenile Development and Diaspore Survival in the Threatened Epiphytic Lichen Species Sticta fuliginosa, Leptogium saturninum and Menegazzia terebrata: Conclusions for in situ Conservation. Plant Biology 2, 496-504. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2000-5954

Heibel E, Lumbsch HT and Schmitt I (1999) Genetic variation of Usnea filipendula (Parmeliaceae) populations in western Germany investigated by RAPDs suggests reinvasion from various sources. Am. J. Botany 86, 753-7. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/86/5/753

Dietz S and Hartung W (1998) Abscisic acid in lichens: variation, water relations and metabolism. New Phytologist 138, 99-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1469-8137.1998.00881.x

Gauslaa Y, Ohlson M and Rolstad J (1998) Fine-scale distribution of the epiphytic lichen Usnea longissima on two even-aged neighbouring Picea abies trees. Journal of Vegetation Science 9, 95-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3237227

Kuusinen M and Siitonen J (1998) Epiphytic lichen diversity in old-growth and managed Picea abies stands in southern Finland. Journal of Vegetation Science 9, 283-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3237127

Holien H (1997) The lichen flora on Picea abies in a suboceanic spruce forest area in Central Norway with emphasis on the relationship to site and stand parameters. Nordic Journal of Botany 17, 55-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.1997.tb00290.x

Ohlson M, Söderström L, Hörnberg G, Zackrisson O and Hermansson J (1997) Habitat qualities versus long-term continuity as determinants of biodiversity in boreal old-growth swamp forests. Biological Conservation 81, 221-31. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320797000013

Segerström U, Bradshaw R, Hörnberg G and Bohlin E (1994) Disturbance history of a swamp forest refuge in northern Sweden. Biological Conservation 68, 189-96. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006320794903506

Emmerich R, Giez I, Lange OL and Proksch P (1993) Toxicity and antifeedant activity of lichen compounds against the polyphagous herbivorous insect Spodoptera littoralis. Phytochemistry. 33, 1389-94.

Kranner I, Guttenberger H, Grill D, Delefant M and Turk T (1993) Investigations of thiols in lichens. Phyton., 3.

Miszalski Z and Niewiadomska E (1993) Comparison of sulphite oxidation mechanisms in three lichen species. New phytologist. 123, 345-9.

Miszalski Z and Niewiadomska EWA (1993) Comparison of sulphite oxidation mechanisms in three lichen species. New Phytologist 123, 345-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1993.tb03744.x

Eckl P, Türk R and Hofmann W (1984) Natural and man–made radionuclide concentrations in lichens at several locations in Austria. Nordic Journal of Botany 4, 521-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.1984.tb02058.x

Gilbert OL (1968) BRYOPHYTES AS INDICATORS OF AIR POLLUTION IN THE TYNE VALLEY. New Phytologist 67, 15-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1968.tb05450.x

Marmor L, Tõrra T and Randlane T The vertical gradient of bark pH and epiphytic macrolichen biota in relation to alkaline air pollution. Ecological Indicators 10, 1137-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X10000555

Marmor L, Tõrra T, Saag L and Randlane T Effects of forest continuity and tree age on epiphytic lichen biota in coniferous forests in Estonia. Ecological Indicators 11, 1270-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X11000264

Ochoa-Hueso Rl, Allen EB, Branquinho C, Cruz C, Dias T, Fenn ME, Manrique E, PÉrez-Corona ME, Sheppard LJ and Stock WD Nitrogen deposition effects on Mediterranean-type ecosystems: An ecological assessment. Environmental Pollution 159, 2265-79. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749110005853

Stocker-WÖrgÖtter E, Cordeiro LMC, Iacomini M and Atta ur R Chapter 10 - Accumulation of Potential Pharmaceutically Relevant Lichen Metabolites in Lichens and Cultured Lichen Symbionts. In ‘Studies in Natural Products Chemistry’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 337-80. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444626158000102

 


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