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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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Bract," not defined in the glossary, is used to mean a microphyll on the peduncle in Lycopodium and Lycopodiella but in Glecheniaceae refers to the bud-covering structures elsewhere called "pseudostipules" (Shaw and Ranker 2011).
The pollen assemblages are dominated by Betula nana, Poaceae, and Cyperaceae, together with spores of Sphagnum, Bryales, Selaginella selaginoides, Lycopodium dubium, Diphazium alpinum, and other tundra species.
Keywords: Huperzia saururus; Anticholinesterase activity; Lycopodium alkaloids
For example, although u[prime] for Lycopodium spores on a moderately smooth surface is 0.
Study of variation in three species of Lycopodium L.
When assessed using chromosomal aberrations as well as several morphological and biochemical parameters at 120 days from the beginning of the experiment, it was confirmed that Lycopodium 30C not only exhibited a protective effect, but also a restorative effect against the action of p-dimethyl aminoazobenzene and phenobarbital.
Oberti JC, Juliani HR (1967) Isolation of sucrose from Lycopodium saururus.
Observations on phyllotaxis, stellar morphology, the shoot apex, and bulbils of Lycopodium lucidulum Michaux (Lycopodiaceae).
Club mosses produce a group of structurally related secondary metabolites, the lycopodium alkaloids.
Cirsium oleraceum Cirsium palustre Deschampsia caespitosa + Drosera rotundifolia Epilobium adenocaulon Epilobium angustifolium + Epilobium hirsutum Epilobium montanum Eriophomm vaginatum + + + + Galinsoga ciliata Lycopodium annolinum Melampyrum pratense + Mycelis muralis Orthilia secunda Oxycoccus palustris + Poa trivialis Pteridium aquilinum + Pyrola rotundifolia Rubus chamaemorus Senecio vulgaris Taraxacum spp.
Alton Lindsey conducted the first cursory floral survey in 1972 and reported Cypripedium acaule, Lycopodium clavatum, twenty living tamarack trees, and an open Acer canopy forming above the tamarack (Swinehart 1994).
In contrast, cotyledons assert early in the embryo development of Lycopodium (Bower, 1908).