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Definition of the noun parmelia
What does parmelia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- type genus of the Parmeliaceae; a large genus of chiefly alpine foliaceous lichens
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Parmelia: genus Parmelia
- more generic term: fungus genus = includes lichen genera
- member of: family Parmeliaceae / Parmeliaceae = a family of lichens
- member: crottal / crottle / crotal = any of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made
Parmelia is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Kwinana.
- also known as Parmelia, Western Australia
- part of Western Australia
The Parmelia was a barque that was used to transport the first civilian officials and settlers of the Swan River Colony to Western Australia in 1829.
Phrases with Parmelia
- Parmelia Nana
- Parmelia Nuda
- Parmelia Rava
- Parmelia Aenea
- Parmelia Ahtii
- Parmelia Bella
- Parmelia Bibax
- Parmelia Calva
- Parmelia Erosa
- Parmelia Fugax
- Parmelia Inops
- Parmelia Karoo
- Parmelia Nigra
- Parmelia Pardi
- Parmelia Phaea
- Parmelia Picta
- Parmelia Pulla
- Parmelia Rubra
- Parmelia Rupta
- genus parmelia
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Fungi, Algae, and Protists (2011)
by Kara Rogers
Parmelia is the largest genus of foliose lichens, which includes among its members the species commonly known as crottle and skull lichen. Crottle, the largest foliose lichen, resembles crumpled leather and sometimes grows 90 to ...
by Johannes Karl Fink
Parmelia is a large genus of a lichenized fungus with an essential global distribution. It occurs even in the Arctic and Antarctic regions (35,36), however, mostly in temperate regions. Lichen consists of mainly of the polysaccharide lichenan, ...
Arctic and Alpine Biomes (2008)
by Joyce A. Quinn
Fruticose lichens include Cetraria species, snow lichen, and white- worm lichen; Parmelia is an important foliose lichen. The moss layer is only 2 in (5 cm) thick and lacks stratification. Flowering plants are sparse, found either within the moss ...
MCQs BIOLOGY (2006)
by Daman Saluja, Saluja
Parmelia is a a. foliose lichen b. fruticose lichen c. moss d. none of the above 26. In 1942-1943, famine in Bengal was caused by destruction of rice crop by a fungus a. Puccinia graminis b. Helminthosporium c. Ustilago tritici d. none of the ...
Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County, Together with Portraits and Biographies of All the Governors of the State, and of the Presidents of the United States
Parmelia is the wife of Joseph Richards, of Nora, this county; Mary E. (deceased); ...
(Parmelia, Schaer.) Contains: three fats, tannin, parel- lic acid, lecanoric acid, chlorophyll, and gum, which gives a greenish-blue colour with iodine (Schunck, Ann. Ch. Pharm. liv. 267). The several species of Ltcanora ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (1865)
(Parmelia, Schaer.) Contains: three fats, tannin, parel- lic acid, lecanoric acid, chlorophyll, and gum, which gives a greenish-blue colour with iodine (Schunck, Ann. Ch. Pharm. liv. 257). The several species of Lecanora ...
A Biographical Dictionary of Contributors to the Natural History of the Free State and Lesotho (2008)
by Rodney Moffett
Two new brown subcrustose Parmelia species from southern Africa (lichenized ascomycetes). Bothalia 17:25-28. Brusse, F. 1987. A new ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
Amongst other lichens affording red, purple or brown dyes may be mentioned Ramalina scopulorum, Parmelia, saxatilis and P. om pkalodes, U mbilicaria pustulata and several species of Gyrophora, Urccoiaria scruposa, all of which are more ...
by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich
Parmelia [Depsidones, Physcion] Parmelia acetabulum [ Norstictic acid] Parthenium argentatum [Natural rubber] Paspalum dilatatum [ Paspalitrems] ...
The genus Parmelia swallows up the greater part of this natural order: 204 species are defined in the Methodus, besides several in the Supplemention, of Acharius. This author is often in doubt to which genus some species belong, for want of ...
by Rita Singh
Parmelia. Parmelia abessinica belongs to the crustaceous type of lichens. It is readily available in large quantities in the market in South Deccan Plateau, particularly in Bellary. In that area it is largely used as food material and as condiment.
by John Buckingham
Parmelia spp. and Pyxine sp.
The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)
The Parmelia saxatilis is still used in some parts of Scotland for dyeing woollen yarns, and is known to the peasantry by the name of Stane-raw. It is also commonly employed in Sweden, and other northern countries, for the same purpose.
Encyclopaedia Londinensis (1821)
by John Wilkes
The genus Parmelia swallows up the greater part of this natural order : - 204. species are defined in the Metlcoc due, besides several in the Supplenzeutttrzz, of Acharius. ss This author is often in doubt to which genus some species belong, ...
Manual of Botany for the Northern States, Comprising Generic Descriptions of All Phenogamous and Cryptogamous Plants to the North of Virginia Hitherto Described. ... Each Genus Illustrated by Short Descriptions of Its Most Common Species. By the Members of the Botanical Class in William's College (Mass.). From a Manuscript System by the Author of Richard's Botanical Dictionary [i.e. A. Eaton]. (1817)
Oxalis Oxycoccus Panax Paeonia Panicum Papaver Parietaria Parmelia Parnassia Passiflora Pastinaca Pedicularis Peltidea Penthorum. Mespilus Mikania . Milium Mimosa Mimulus Mirabilis Mitchella Mitella Mnium Mollugo Momordica ...
An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions by Maria Herrera-Sobek
L Digestive disorders, urinary tract problems, asthma 7 Aloe Vera Sábila Aloe barbadensis Burns, wounds, rheumatism, ulcers 8 Alpine Lichen Parmeliaceae Parmelia acharius Sore feet, burns, cuts 9 Amaranth Amaranto Amaranthus spp.
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