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clubmoss

clubmoss

A mossy fern-like plant almost resembling a little pine tree. Used to enhance memory and is powerful enough to help people with Alzheimer’s disease. Promotes acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter responsible for the brain speed and memory.
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all daisies, epacrids, orchids, clubmosses, ferns, fern allies (with one exception), fringe-myrtles, Baeckia spp., Boronia spp.
They are the remains of plants which grew in hot, humid conditions near the equator - and include 20 fossilised giant clubmosses that look like massive tree stumps.
Huperzine A (HupA), a Traditional Chinese Medicine derived from a genus of clubmosses known as Huperzineserrata, is a powerful AChE inhibitor that has been used as an adjunctive treatment for MDD, but no meta-analysis on HupA augmentation for MDD has yet been reported.
A natural history of the ferns, clubmosses, quillworts, and horsetails of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
Coverage encompasses ferns and clubmosses, grasses, aquatic and bog plants, wildflowers, vines, shrubs, conifers and trees.
Within the Growth Form trait, species were considered to be woody (trees, shrubs, some vines), graminoid (grasses, sedges, rushes), forbs (broad-leaved herbs, including herbaceous vines), or ferns and their allies (horsetails, clubmosses).
Previously, there were no other papers connected to phylogenetics aspects of TAS3 genes in species outside flowering plants, namely, pines, cycads, ferns, horsetails, clubmosses, and liverworts.
The oldest and most primitive groups of plants, such as ferns, horsetails, clubmosses, and liverworts, are survivors of lineages that can be traced through a fossil history reaching back in time for 300 to 400 million years or more.
"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.
From the revised list of collected plants, 18% of plants are not included, mostly the sedges or grasses from the genera Agrostis, Phleum, Festuca, Poa, Carex as well as--bryophytes, ferns and clubmosses. Probably he was not sure about the correct identification of these tricky species.
Among the herbaceous species protected on a national scale are clubmosses (Lycopodium), pasqueflowers (Pulsatilla vulgaris), gentians (Gentiana), sundews (Drosera), globeflowers (Trollius europaeus), columbines (Aguilegia), the purple "Turks cap lily" (Lilium martagon), primroses (Primula vulgaris [=P.
Grasses, sedges, clubmosses, ferns, and `ohi`a dominate these bogs, but unique species of flowering violets, orchids, primroses, geraniums, lilies, and daisies also are found there.