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Yellow Scale

Xanthoria parietina

Description:

Lichen I spotted on the branches of Sambucus nigra at the side of farmland. This species is known to be characteristic for intensively fertilized areas.

Notes:

The water extract of X. parietina has good antiviral activity in vitro, inhibiting the replication of human parainfluenza virus type 2 (source: wikipedia.org)


1 species ID suggestions

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago
Yellow Scale
Xanthoria parietina

1 Comment

Meik
Meik 7 years ago

Thanks Lars!

Göttingen, Niedersachsen (Landmasse), Germany

Lat: 51.50, Long: 9.95

Spotted on Mar 3, 2012
Submitted on Mar 20, 2012

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