xanthoria elegans in a sentence

  1. "Xanthoria elegans " has an extremely broad circumpolar and alpine distribution, and is found on all continents except Australia.
  2. The "'elegant sunburst lichen "'( " Xanthoria elegans " ) is a lichen recognizable by its bright orange or red pigmentation.
  3. "Xanthoria elegans " was one of the first species used for lichenometry, a technique of estimating the age of rock faces by measuring the diameter of the lichen thalli growing on them.
  4. "Xanthoria elegans " was described by Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link as " Lichen elegans " in 1791, and transferred to the genus " Xanthoria " by Theodor Magnus Fries ( son of Elias Magnus Fries ) in 1860.
  5. In an experiment led by Leopoldo Sancho from the Complutense University of Madrid, two species of lichen " Rhizocarpon geographicum " and " Xanthoria elegans "  were sealed in a capsule and launched on a Russian Soyuz rocket 31 May 2005.
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  7. In addition, the plants " Rhizocarpon geographicum " and " Xanthoria elegans " have been found to survive in an environment where the atmospheric pressure is far too low for surface liquid water and where the radiant energy is also much lower than that which most plants require to photosynthesize.
  8. An experiment on the ISS as part of Expose-E in 2008-2009 showed that one lichen, Xanthoria elegans, retained a viability of 71 % for the algae ( photobiont ) and 84 % for the fungus ( mycobiont ) after 18 months in the ISS, in Mars surface simulation conditions, and the surviving cells returned to 99 % photosynthetic capabilities on return to Earth.
  9. For example, some organisms able to withstand exposure to the vacuum and radiation of outer space include the lichen fungi " Rhizocarpon geographicum " and " Xanthoria elegans ", the bacterium " Bacillus safensis ", " Deinococcus radiodurans ", " Bacillus subtilis ", yeast " Saccharomyces cerevisiae ", seeds from " Arabidopsis thaliana " ('mouse-ear cress'), as well as the invertebrate animal Tardigrade.

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