Cladonia Pyxidata

Botanical Name :Cladonia Pyxidata
Family: Cladoniaceae /Lichenes
Gender:Cladonia
Subgenus:Cladonia
Species :C.pyxidata
Domain:Eukaryota
Kingdom :Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order : Lecanorales

Part Used: Whole plant.

Habitat:Cladonia Pyxidata is native to North-west America, but now a common weed in many counties in Britain.

Description:
Cladonia is one of a numerous genus of lecidineous lichens. It grows abundantly in the woods and hedges and is a common species; it has no odour; taste sweetish and mucilagenous.

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Medicinal  Uses: Expectorant, a valuable medicine in whooping cough.

Disclaimer:
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Resources:
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