HyperDic: cetraria_islandica

English > 1 sense of the expression Cetraria islandica:
NOUNplantCetraria islandica, Iceland moss, Iceland lichenlichen with branched flattened partly erect thallus that grows in mountainous and Arctic regions
English > Cetraria islandica: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninglichen 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.
SynonymsIceland moss, Iceland lichen
Member ofCetraria, genus Cetrariafoliose lichens chiefly of northern latitudes / latitudes
BroaderlichenAny thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes
CatalanCetraria islandica

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