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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nephroma bellum

 

 

This species name was not found in The Plant List

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Kidney Lichen

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nephroma bellum: 38]

 

 

Popularity of Nephroma bellum over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nephroma bellum (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 Nephroma bellum 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: 143]

 

Indicator species (7), lichens (5), Cyanolichens (4), Biodiversity (3), Forest management (3), forestry (3), Lichen (3), Populus tremula (3), Red-listed species (3), Ascus apex (2), Bryophytes (2), Character state transformation (2), Coccocarpiaceae (2), Collemataceae (2), conservation (2), Cryptogams (2), Dispersal strategies (2), Epiphytic lichens (2), Fungi (2), Green-tree retention (2), Heteromerous (2), Homoiomerous (2), Lecanoromycetes (2), Lobaria (2), Lobaria pulmonaria (2), Nephroma (2), Nostoc (2), old-growth (2), Pannariaceae (2), Placynthiaceae (2), symbiosis (2), Variable retention harvesting (2), Air quality (1), aspen (1), Beetles (1), Boreal forest (1), boreal forests (1), Canopy lichens (1), Climate change (1), Coarse woody debris (1), Coarse woody debris (CWD) (1), Coccomyxa (1), colonization (1), Cyanobacteria (1), Dead wood (1), Decay class (1), Divergence date (1), Diversity (1), Drainage (1), dynamic landscape (1), Epiphytes (1), Eutrophication (1), extinction (1), Forest Act (1), Forest conservation (1), forest continuity (1), Forest health monitoring' (1), functional guild (1), habitat quality (1), Inland temperate rainforest (1), ITS (1), Lichen, water relations, semi-arid, lichen substances, LTSEM, thallus anatomy, extracellular water, Neofuscelia pokornyi(Körb.) Essl., Neofuscelia pulla(Ach.) Essl., Xanthoria parietina(L.) Th. Fr (1), lichenized fungi (1), Liverwort (1), Lobarion (1), Local scale (1), long-distance dispersal (1), Macaronesia (1), Macrolichens (1), management (1), Moss (1), Nature conservation (1), Niche (1), phylogeny (1), phylogeography (1), Polypores (1), Predictive ecosystem mapping (1), radiation (1), Relative soil moisture (1), Resident birds (1), Scandinavia (1), Site selection (1), Spatial pattern (1), speciation (1), Species composition (1), Species richness (1), Species traits (1), SSU rDNA (1), Stand age (1), Sub-boreal spruce forest (1), Sulphur dioxide (1), Thuja plicata (1), western North America (1), woodland key habitat (1), Woodland key habitats (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 (39.55), ornamental (26.99), model (12.71), shade (3.71), medicinal (2.76), weed (1.52), starch (0.91), cereal (0.64), nutraceutical (0.63), grain legume (0.63)…..

 

[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]

 

Hauck M, Bruyn Ud and Leuschner C (2013) Dramatic diversity losses in epiphytic lichens in temperate broad-leaved forests during the last 150 years. Biological Conservation 157, 136-145. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320712002844

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

O’Brien HE, Miadlikowska J and Lutzoni F (2013) Assessing population structure and host specialization in lichenized cyanobacteria. New Phytologist 198, 557-566. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12165

Fedrowitz K, Kaasalainen U and Rikkinen J (2012) Geographic mosaic of symbiont selectivity in a genus of epiphytic cyanolichens. Ecology and Evolution 2, 2291-2303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.343

Fedrowitz K, Kuusinen M and Snäll T (2012) Metapopulation dynamics and future persistence of epiphytic cyanolichens in a European boreal forest ecosystem. Journal of Applied Ecology 49, 493-502. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02113.x

Schei FH, Blom HH, Gjerde I, Grytnes J-A, Heegaard E and Sætersdal M (2012) Fine-scale distribution and abundance of epiphytic lichens: environmental filtering or local dispersal dynamics? Journal of Vegetation Science 23, 459-470. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01368.x

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nephroma bellum: 38; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Fedrowitz K, Kaasalainen U and Rikkinen J (2012) Geographic mosaic of symbiont selectivity in a genus of epiphytic cyanolichens. Ecology and Evolution 2, 2291-2303.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.343

Fedrowitz K, Kuusinen M and Snäll T (2012) Metapopulation dynamics and future persistence of epiphytic cyanolichens in a European boreal forest ecosystem. Journal of Applied Ecology 49, 493-502.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02113.x

Schei FH, Blom HH, Gjerde I, Grytnes J-A, Heegaard E and Sætersdal M (2012) Fine-scale distribution and abundance of epiphytic lichens: environmental filtering or local dispersal dynamics? Journal of Vegetation Science 23, 459-470.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01368.x

Sérusiaux E, Villarreal A JC, Wheeler T and Goffinet B (2011) Recent origin, active speciation and dispersal for the lichen genus Nephroma (Peltigerales) in Macaronesia. Journal of Biogeography 38, 1138-1151.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02469.x

Botting RS and DeLong C (2009) Macrolichen and bryophyte responses to coarse woody debris characteristics in sub-boreal spruce forest. Forest Ecology and Management 258, Supplement, S85-S94.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112709006136

Perhans K, Appelgren L, Jonsson F, Nordin U, SÖderstrÖm B and Gustafsson L (2009) Retention patches as potential refugia for bryophytes and lichens in managed forest landscapes. Biological Conservation 142, 1125-1133.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320709000603

Perhans K, Appelgren L, Jonsson F, Nordin U, Söderström B and Gustafsson L (2009) Retention patches as potential refugia for bryophytes and lichens in managed forest landscapes. Biological Conservation 142, 1125-1133.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320709000603

Radies D, Coxson D, Johnson C and Konwicki K (2009) Predicting canopy macrolichen diversity and abundance within old-growth inland temperate rainforests. Forest Ecology and Management 259, 86-97.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112709007063

Wedin M, Wiklund E, Jørgensen PM and Ekman S (2009) Slippery when wet: Phylogeny and character evolution in the gelatinous cyanobacterial lichens (Peltigerales, Ascomycetes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53, 862-871.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790309003285

Wedin M, Wiklund E, Jørgensen PM and Ekman S (2009) Slippery when wet: Phylogeny and character evolution in the gelatinous cyanobacterial lichens (Peltigerales, Ascomycetes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53, 862-871.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790309003285

Hauck M, Jurgens S-R, Brinkmann M and Herminghaus S (2008) Surface Hydrophobicity Causes SO2 Tolerance in Lichens. Ann. Bot. 101, 531-539.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/101/4/531

Hurme E, Mönkkönen M, Sippola A-L, Ylinen H and Pentinsaari M (2008) Role of the Siberian flying squirrel as an umbrella species for biodiversity in northern boreal forests. Ecological Indicators 8, 246-255.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X0700026X

Geiser LH and Neitlich PN (2007) Air pollution and climate gradients in western Oregon and Washington indicated by epiphytic macrolichens. Environmental Pollution 145, 203-218.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749106002120

Nascimbene J, Marini L and Nimis PL (2007) Influence of forest management on epiphytic lichens in a temperate beech forest of northern Italy. Forest Ecology and Management 247, 43-47.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112707003283

Nordén B, Paltto H, Götmark F and Wallin K (2007) Indicators of biodiversity, what do they indicate? – Lessons for conservation of cryptogams in oak-rich forest. Biological Conservation 135, 369-379.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320706004307

Pykälä J, Heikkinen RK, Toivonen H and Jääskeläinen K (2006) Importance of Forest Act habitats for epiphytic lichens in Finnish managed forests. Forest Ecology and Management 223, 84-92.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112705006845

Sætersdal M, Gjerde I and Blom HH (2005) Indicator species and the problem of spatial inconsistency in nestedness patterns. Biological Conservation 122, 305-316.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320704003490

Schmitt I, Mueller G and Lumbsch HT (2005) Ascoma morphology is homoplaseous and phylogenetically misleading in some pyrenocarpous lichens. Mycologia 97, 362-374.  http://www.mycologia.org/cgi/content/abstract/97/2/362

Grube M, Baloch E and Lumbsch HT (2004) The phylogeny of Porinaceae (Ostropomycetidae) suggests a neotenic origin of perithecia in Lecanoromycetes. Mycological Research 108, 1111-1118.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756208604360

Lucking R, Stuart BL and Lumbsch HT (2004) Phylogenetic relationships of Gomphillaceae and Asterothyriaceae: evidence from a combined Bayesian analysis of nuclear and mitochondrial sequences. Mycologia 96, 283-294.  http://www.mycologia.org/cgi/content/abstract/96/2/283

Lumbsch HT, Schmitt I, Palice Z, Wiklund E, Ekman S and Wedin M (2004) Supraordinal phylogenetic relationships of Lecanoromycetes based on a Bayesian analysis of combined nuclear and mitochondrial sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31, 822-832.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790303004135

Lohtander K, Oksanen I and Rikkinen J (2003) Genetic diversity of green algal and cyanobacterial photobionts in Nephroma (Peltigerales). The Lichenologist 35, 325-339.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024282903000513

Wiklund E and Wedin M (2003) The phylogenetic relationships of the cyanobacterial lichens in the Lecanorales suborder Peltigerineae. Cladistics 19, 419-431.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0748300703000823

Lohtander K, Oksanen I and Rikkinen J (2002) A phylogenetic study of Nephroma (lichen-forming Ascomycota). Mycological Research 106, 777-787.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756208601161

Souza-Egipsy V, Ascaso C and Sancho LG (2002) Water distribution within terricolous lichens revealed by scanning electron microscopy and its relevance in soil crust ecology. Mycological Research 106, 1367-1374.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756208611156

Hedenås 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

Souza-Egipsy V, Valladares F and Ascaso C (2000) Water Distribution in Foliose Lichen Species: Interactions between Method of Hydration, Lichen Substances and Thallus Anatomy. Annals of Botany 86, 595-601.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305736400912241

Uliczka H and Angelstam P (2000) Assessing conservation values of forest stands based on specialised lichens and birds. Biological Conservation 95, 343-351.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320700000227

Campbell D, Hurry V, Clarke AK, Gustafsson P and Oquist G (1998) Chlorophyll Fluorescence Analysis of Cyanobacterial Photosynthesis and Acclimation. Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev. 62, 667-683.  http://mmbr.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/62/3/667

Mikko K (1996) Cyanobacterial macrolichens on Populus tremula as indicators of forest continuity in Finland. Biological Conservation 75, 43-49.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006320795000399

(1993) National parks and nature reserves in mountain environments and development: J. W. Thorsell & J. Harrison, GeoJournal, 27(1), 1992, pp 113–126. Biological Conservation 66, 252.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/000632079390019W

(1993) Techno-arrogance and halfway technologies: salmon hatcheries on the Pacific coast of North America: G. K. Meffe, Conservation Biology, 6(3), 1992, pp 350–354. Biological Conservation 66, 252-253.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/000632079390025V

(1993) Liste rouge des macrolichens de la Suisse (The Red Data list of Swiss macrolichens): P. Clerc, C. Scheidegger & K. Ammann, Botanica Helvetica, 102(1), 1992, pp 71–83. Biological Conservation 66, 252.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/000632079390024U

(1993) Salicaceae family trees in sustainable agroecosystems: L. A. Licht, Forestry Chronicle, 68(2), 1992, pp 214–217. Biological Conservation 66, 252.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/000632079390022S

(1993) Selection, production, and use of riparian plant materials for the western United States: J. R. Carlson, General Technical Report - US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, RM-211, 1992, pp 55–67. Biological Conservation 66, 252.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/000632079390021R

(1993) Habitat fragmentation, species diversity, extinction, and design of nature reserves: G. R. Robinson & J. F. Quinn, in: Applied population biology, ed S.K. Jain & L.W. Botsford, (Kluwer; Monographiae Biologicae, 67), 1992, pp 223–248. Biological Conservation 66, 252.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/000632079390018V

(1993) Environmental impacts of harvesting: W. J. Dyck & C. A. Bow, Biomass & Bioenergy, 2(1–6), 1992, pp 173–191. Biological Conservation 66, 252.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006320793900202

(1993) Population biology and conservation of rare plants: R. V. Kesseli, in: Applied population biology, ed S.K. Jain & L.W. Botsford, (Kluwer; Monographiae Biologicae, 67), 1992, pp 69–90. Biological Conservation 66, 252.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/000632079390023T

Hauck M, Bruyn Ud and Leuschner C Dramatic diversity losses in epiphytic lichens in temperate broad-leaved forests during the last 150 years. Biological Conservation 157, 136-145.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320712002844

 


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