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The spores of Lycopodium clavatum (family Lycopodiaceae) and other species of L.; a yellow, tasteless, and odorless powder; was used as a dusting powder and in pharmacy to prevent the agglutination of pills in a box.
[G. lykos, wolf, + pous, foot]


A homeopathic remedy formulated from Lycopodium clavatum used to treat GI complaints (e.g., bloating, constipation, nausea and vomiting), as well as chronic fatigue syndrome, flu-related fatigue, hair loss, haemorrhoids, kidney stones, nervous headaches, prostatitis, psoriasis, and increased libido accompanied by decreased performance.


(lī″kŏ-pōd′ē-ŭm) [Gr. lykos, wolf + podo- + -ium]
A yellow powder formed from spores of Lycopodium clavatum, a club moss.
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En Uruguay, los estrobilos de Lycopodium clavatum comienzan a formarse en Noviembre y Diciembre, encontrandose sobre las plantas por un largo periodo de tiempo, frecuentemente perduran de un ano para el otro.
Lycopodium thyoides and Podocarpus oleifolius were separated from each other with a maximum resolution.
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In the past these clubmosses were prized for the Lycopodium powder which was made from their spores," said Forestry Commission Wales conservation ranger Alan Enoch.
La preferencia por el sustrato vegetal estuvo constituido por Melastomataceas, gramineas, aunque en varias ocasiones preferian resguardarse en entramados de Pteridium aquilinum (Pteridophytas) o Lycopodium sp.
Lycopodium and the wood and bark of some deciduous trees concentrate Al in larger amounts; the cryptogams tolerate the relatively highest Al-concentrations.
Predominavam Alsophila, Anogramma, Anemia, Blechnum, Botrychium, Cyathaceae, Dicksonia, Dicranoglossum, Gleichenia, Lophosoria, Lycopodiella, Lycopodium, Marratiaceae, Microgramma, Osmunda, Pterideae e Selaginella.